Joey Jones


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Member since September 30, 2011
Last visited July 19, 2024
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Co-Winner of XYZZY for Best Puzzles 2015 with Sub Rosa.

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Interactive Fiction by Joey Jones

Cragne Manor, by Ryan Veeder, Jenni Polodna et al.
Show other authorsAdam Whybray, Adri, Andrew Plotkin, Andy Holloway, Austin Auclair, Baldur Brückner, Ben Collins-Sussman, Bill Maya, Brian Rushton, Buster Hudson, Caleb Wilson, Carl Muckenhoupt, Chandler Groover, Chris Jones, Christopher Conley, Damon L. Wakes, Daniel Ravipinto, Daniel Stelzer, David Jose, David Petrocco, David Sturgis, Drew Mochak, Edward B, Emily Short, Erica Newman, Feneric, Finn Rosenløv, Gary Butterfield, Gavin Inglis, Greg Frost, Hanon Ondricek, Harkness Munt, Harrison Gerard, Ian Holmes, Ivan Roth, Jack Welch, Jacqueline Ashwell, James Eagle, Jason Dyer, Jason Lautzenheiser, Jason Love, Jeremy Freese, Joey Jones, Joshua Porch, Justin de Vesine, Justin Melvin, Katherine Morayati, Kenneth Pedersen, Lane Puetz, Llew Mason, Lucian Smith, Marco Innocenti, Marius Müller, Mark Britton, Mark Sample, Marshal Tenner Winter, Matt Schneider, Matt Weiner, Matthew Korson, Michael Fessler, Michael Gentry, Michael Hilborn, Michael Lin, Mike Spivey, Molly Ying, Monique Padelis, Naomi Hinchen, Nate Edwards, Petter Sjölund, Q Pheevr, Rachel Spitler, Reed Lockwood, Reina Adair, Riff Conner, Roberto Colnaghi, Rowan Lipkovits, Sam Kabo Ashwell, Scott Hammack, Sean M. Shore, Shin, Wade Clarke, Zach Hodgens, Zack Johnson
(23 ratings)
A tribute to Anchorhead.

Sub Rosa, by Joey Jones, Melvin Rangasamy (2015)
(43 ratings)
A puzzle game about secrets in the Age of Lead. You've spent seventeen years preparing for an infiltration. Stealing the Confessor's secrets is only the beginning: it will all be for nothing if you...

The Chinese Room, by Harry Josephine Giles and Joey Jones (2007)
(34 ratings)

The Chinese Room is a hilarious romp through the world of philosophical thought experiments. Have you ever wanted to win Zeno's race? Free the denizens of Plato's Cave? Or find out what it's really...

Andromeda Dreaming, by Joey Jones (2012)
(18 ratings)
Aliss can control her dreams, but will this help her when she's stuck in a galaxy on the brink of destruction? Winner of the Andromeda Legacy competition 2012, Andromeda Dreaming is in the same...

IFDB Spelunking, by Joey Jones (2012)
(21 ratings)
In the depths of the interactive fiction database strange games lurk! This is an emulation of ten random works found on the IFDB, in which inventory carries over between games for unique effect.

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Recommended Lists by Joey Jones

Top 10 Out-of-Fashion Classics - 10 items   June 24, 2024
As per this forum thread, this is the list (as of 24th June 2024) of games that are among the top 100 wishlisted games on the forum, that...

Polls by Joey Jones

Neil Armstrong Commemorative Space Poll - 34 votes for 17 games; created August 25, 2012
I'm hankering to play a good space-themed game. That is to say, a game not necessarily set in space, but a game that is in some way about...

Reviews by Joey Jones

Stick it to the man, by Brendan Barnwell   July 13, 2024
"This starts out unpromising, in the ultimate entry in the My Crappy Apartment genre, as you awake in a grody underimplemented squat. But..." - See the full review

Stiffy Makane: The Undiscovered Country, by Adam Thornton   July 13, 2024
"Stiffy Makane: The Undiscovered Country is a parody of AIF in general, especially the sort epitomised by the original SM, which had the..." - See the full review

Nmpisun-medicine, by Coyote Victoria Knockwood   July 6, 2024
"Brief interaction with a traditional healer, with presumably authentic medicine names. It feels churlish to rate and review something..." - See the full review

All the news that's fit to print (WIP), by Michael   July 6, 2024
"As the game blurb says, this is unfinished and not worth playing. From as far as I could get with it, it would have been a neat idea, but..." - See the full review

Hungry Ghost(s), by Gaydarade   July 6, 2024
"A few years before this came out, there was an explosion of Twine games around mental illness, and the trans experience. This is a game..." - See the full review

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Joey Jones's Club Memberships

The Interactive Fiction Faction joined January 10, 2015