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Great Escapes - 29 votes for 13 games; created February 21, 2012
Everyone knows that "escape the room" games and puzzles are an IF cliché. But which are the best examples of this classic genre?

Sandbox games - 8 votes for 7 games; created November 23, 2009
There are two competing philosophies in game design (in games in general, not just text games). One is the story: tell a story in which...

A fine bit of homebrew - 6 votes for 4 games; created August 9, 2009
Most games here are written with Inform, TADS, or other custom IF-writing languages. Some, however, are written in more standard and less...

Games with a city setting - 48 votes for 17 games; created July 30, 2009
I'm interested in games that are set in cities - historical, modern, fantasy, or science-fiction. In particular, games that make you feel...

Reviews by JonathanCR

Hoosegow, by Ben Collins-Sussman, Jack Welch   March 7, 2012
"As the other reviews make clear, this is a witty and entertaining game. It's certainly not the hardest game you'll play. There are a..." - See the full review

Broken Legs, by Sarah Morayati   November 16, 2009
"Broken legs is a gloriously written game, one that revels in the sheer vileness not only of its protagonist but of the world in which she..." - See the full review

Snowquest, by Eric Eve   November 16, 2009
"I found it hard to evaluate this game. On the one hand, it’s very well written, the plot is engaging, it’s all well implemented, there..." - See the full review

Byzantine Perspective, by Lea Albaugh   November 16, 2009
"This is a very clever little game. It is one of those games that basically have a single puzzle. In this case there are a couple of..." - See the full review

Resonance, by Matt Scarpino   November 16, 2009
"This is a fun if fairly short game. The setup is nothing too unfamiliar. You play a private eye, disgraced and penniless after a..." - See the full review

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