Toronto, Ontario

Member since June 12, 2016
Last visited January 9, 2024
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Around 2000, like so many others I was (inappropriately) introduced to IF by "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" game. Then resorted to a walkthrough, then hated "Bureaucracy", then left IF alone. Then in the dying days of Baf's Guide, I discovered "Photopia", "The Dreamhold" and "Galatea".

I generally prefer parser over choice-based, narrative over puzzle-y, Merciful-Tough over Cruel, map-included/unnecessary over mapping-required. If it's extremely challenging to accomplish easy everyday tasks in an IF work (or if I have to play "guess the verb"), it will piss me off and I'll play something else.

My gamer friends are uninterested in IF; someday I'll figure out ifMUD so I can attend Club Floyd. In all likelihood, I will eventually watch all of the "GET LAMP" extra interview footage.

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Played Games

Rameses, by Stephen Bond
Lifeline, by Dave Justus and 3 Minute Games
Voices, by Aris Katsaris
Swigian, by Mathbrush (as Rainbus North)
Tuuli, by Daurmith and Ruber Eaglenest

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Wish List

Six, by Wade Clarke
Ryan Veeder's Authentic Fly Fishing, by Ryan Veeder
Plasmorphosis, by Agnieszka Trzaska
Overboard!, by inkle
Even Some More Tales from Castle Balderstone, by Ryan Veeder

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