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I played tons of Infocom games as a kid. I loved them. Then I discovered other people on the Internets still loved them, too.
I like to try to write, too, but it's been quite a learning experience. I'm still leaving obvious stuff out, and I'm still going in for the sort of crazily abstruse puzzles that made Infocom such a neat profit in hintbooks. But I want to learn.
Interactive Fiction by Andrew Schultz
|Shuffling Around, by Andrew Schultz (as Ned Yompus) (2012)|
A weird power to save a weird world. So you just got fired from the best company ever, and it's the best day of your life. New opportunities! New horizons! New ways to look at things! Like calling...
|Threediopolis, by Andrew Schultz (2013)|
A wordplay/quasi-maze game.
|Very Vile Fairy File, by Billy Boling (2019)|
Well, your name is Kerry Kyle, so you can't be the worst person to destroy the Very Vile Fairy File.
|Ailihphilia, by Andrew Schultz (as N. Y. Llewellyn) (2018)|
No need for aibohphobia. It's polite on the Zarfian cruelty scale -and- will let you jump to the exciting conclusion if your 2-hour judging period is almost up!
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Polls by Andrew Schultz
Games with Trump-like (antagonist) characters
- 6 votes for 6 games; created December 14, 2021
While we want to put something like Trump behind us, it's not easy. Humor can help. So can comparing him to a historical villain. I'm...Games with Books/Bookshelves/Libraries
- 38 votes for 27 games; created May 13, 2016
I'm interested in games with lots of books you can read through. Maybe it's just a lot of cool titles and authors. Maybe they're randomly...Games with amusing deaths
- 26 votes for 19 games; created April 7, 2015
Lots of games have one amusing death, but what games best take the concept and run with it? These deaths could be nudges on messing...Games with non-standard directions
- 23 votes for 17 games; created December 28, 2014
I'm wondering about games (primarily parser) with weird directions beyond NW/SW/SE/NE, up, down or inside/outside. I like the example in...
Reviews by Andrew Schultz
, by Sarah Willson January 18, 2022
"Closure is a potentially unsettling take on the whole escape-the-room genre, but it still has wisdom and humor. Your friend has just..." - See the full reviewDungeon Detective
, by Wonaglot, Caitlin Mulvihill January 13, 2022
"Some IFComp entries give you a "why didn't anyone do this sort of thing before" feel, and Dungeon Detective definitely falls into this..." - See the full reviewThe Dead Account
, by Naomi Norbez January 8, 2022
"The Dead Account closes some of the loose ends for Weird Grief (WG), the author's other entry in IFComp 2021. You work at HiveKind, a..." - See the full reviewextraordinary_fandoms.exe
, by Storysinger Presents December 31, 2021
"EFE in the big picture can be tied up pretty quickly. It's a story about someone who finds friends and relief on a Discord server. They..." - See the full reviewFlattened London
, by Carter Gwertzman December 30, 2021
"Flattened London, from the cover and title, provides a mashup of Flatland and Fallen London. It's far more the second than the first,..." - See the full review
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Andrew Schultz's Play Lists
Played GamesThe Best Man
, by Stephen BondDomestic Elementalism
, by fireisnormalLists and Lists
, by Andrew PlotkinMaze of Madness
, by Lurkio/AntSpace Quest: The Lost Chapter
, by Vonster D Monster
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Wish ListGnome Ranger
, by Pete AustinDungeon Detective
, by Wonaglot, Caitlin MulvihillDungeon Detective 2: Devils and Details
, by WonaglotStuff of Legend
, by Lance CampbellThe Day I shot ...
, by Marius Müller
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