Andrew Schultz

Chicago

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Member since November 3, 2010
Last visited February 7, 2023
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Works written: Very Vile Fairy File, Threediopolis, Shuffling Around, A Roiling Original, Ailihphilia, and a lot of small puzzly games.

I'm definitely more on the text adventure side of things.

I also enjoy trading works for testing.

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Interactive Fiction by Andrew Schultz

Shuffling Around, by Andrew Schultz (as Ned Yompus) (2012)
(23 ratings)
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)
(25 ratings)
A wordplay/quasi-maze game.

Very Vile Fairy File, by Billy Boling (2019)
(8 ratings)
Well, your name is Kerry Kyle, so you can't be the worst person to destroy the Very Vile Fairy File.

Fingertips: I'm Having a Heart Attack, by Andrew Schultz (2012)
(13 ratings)
It's your time to make a statement. Make sure your nerves don't fail before your heart does.

Fourdiopolis, by Andrew Schultz (2016)
(6 ratings)

A sequel to Threediopolis. It has teleporters!

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My (19) January CASA/solutionarchive walkthroughs/contributions - 21 items   February 1, 2023
This month I got back into contributing to CASA. Actually, I never seriously had before. I have a year's goal of getting to 150 points,...

Polls by Andrew Schultz

Games with a limerick (or more) in them - 9 votes for 6 games; created January 8, 2023
They may be all over the place Or just one, but it's hard to trace Well-known or obscure Games? Each, my joy's pure You've helped to...

Games where you can dispose of useless items - 3 votes for 3 games; created January 2, 2023
Mike Spivey's A Beauty Cold and Austere had a gray lady guarding a storage bin, where you could ask her if something had served its...

Games with NPC dialogue that gives strong yet mimesis-keeping hints - 5 votes for 5 games; created January 2, 2023
In IFComp 2022, it struck me how your partner Alex, in A Walk Around the Neighborhood and your father in The Last Christmas Present did a...

Games that roast players for trying "do this and you die" actions - 4 votes for 2 games; created August 31, 2022
There are a lot of serious games that do this, but I'm wondering more about stuff like "There is a button saying PUSH THIS AND DIE." And...

Games where the enemy/game fourth-walls big-picture meta-commands - 13 votes for 11 games; created August 11, 2022
Which games say something extra for quitting or save/load/restore? I'm thinking largely of parser commands, but Twine is welcome, too....

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Reviews by Andrew Schultz

Talk to him about love, by Auraes   January 31, 2023
"TTHAL has a noble, unusual goal for a Cave Jam setting: awaken a stone troll and bring him back to life! This is where the "love" comes..." - See the full review

Snowhaven, by Tristin Grizel Dean   January 31, 2023
"Snowhaven takes place in, well, winter. The object is to make a stew for your brother, who is dropping by. It has three modes, and the..." - See the full review

Hallowe'en: Night of the Misty Manor, by Dee Cooke   January 31, 2023
"HNMM starts out as a fetch quest but soon swerves into greater scary-farce. You visit an old folks' home and, finally, the misty manor in..." - See the full review

Seeker of Magic, by Garry Francis   January 29, 2023
"It's weird, stumbling on Adventuron late and still having a backlog of stuff I really want to see. I've seen writers' more mature works..." - See the full review

The Witch's Apprentice, by Garry Francis   January 29, 2023
"I played Santa's Trainee Elf recently before playing WA, so my cynical first reaction was "Wait! Garry's already done this before, but..." - See the full review

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Andrew Schultz's Play Lists

Played Games

The Best Man, by Stephen Bond
Domestic Elementalism, by fireisnormal
Lists and Lists, by Andrew Plotkin
Maze of Madness, by Lurkio/Ant
Space Quest: The Lost Chapter, by Vonster D Monster

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Wish List

A Cock and Bull Story, by Theodore "Ted" C. Lim
The Cliche Adventures of a Generic Hero, by Bucky
Lux, by Agnieszka Trzaska
Erstwhile, by Aster (formally Maddie) Fialla, Marijke Perry
Berrost's Challenge, by Mark Hatfield

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Andrew Schultz's Club Memberships

ClubFloyd joined May 31, 2012
The Interactive Fiction Faction joined January 11, 2015