Top 10 Reviewer
Member since November 28, 2019
Last visited September 25, 2021
Profile ID (TUID): swv2tc81r622k7x4
I prefer Story over Puzzles. Except when I don't.
I do not have an objective checklist to determine ratings. Much depends on my expectations and personal preferences.
I pay a lot of attention to the use of space and the overall writing, the arc of tension.
Reading the review will give a better idea of my assessment of a game.
Recommended Lists by Rovarsson
Polls by Rovarsson
Best mechanical/physics puzzles.
- 9 votes for 9 games; created June 23, 2021
I had a lot of fun with the underground trolley puzzle in Axe of Kolt by Larry Horsfield. Any other games that feature cool mechanical...AGT must plays?
- 7 votes for 4 games; created May 7, 2021
I've recently started playing Cliff Diver 1 and I quit because I got impossibly stuck. I don't want to give u^p on a potential treasure...RPG games worth playing for a text adventurer.
- 5 votes for 4 games; created February 12, 2021
Over on the IF-Forum, there was a post recommending a number of Eamon games that are not hardcore RPG. So, can you suggest Eamon or other...Best parser games since 2017
- 95 votes for 38 games; created November 9, 2020
When browsing for good recent games, I'm overwhelmed by the amount of Twine and Choice games. Add to that a great number of games with...Historical sci-fi / alternate history
- 13 votes for 10 games; created September 22, 2020
I loved "Slouching towards Bedlam". Does anyone know of any other games that have that...
See all 7 polls by Rovarsson
Reviews by Rovarsson
Lord Bellwater's Secret
, by Sam Gordon September 25, 2021
"Being trapped ina single room with a bunch of puzzles is not normally my preferred cup of IF-tea. Lord Bellwater's Secret however managed..." - See the full reviewBirmingham IV
, by Peter Emery September 20, 2021
"He's got a bad case of the hay fevers! Can't even look at stuff without his eyes watering. Yes, the protagonist of Birmingham IV has a..." - See the full reviewMetamorphoses
, by Emily Short September 9, 2021
"First off, some tech-stuff: This game is, hands-down, the most deeply implemented piece of Interactive Fiction I have ever played or..." - See the full reviewThe Weight of a Soul
, by Chin Kee Yong September 9, 2021
"A sick goblin, bleeding from his eyes, is brought into the clinic and dies on the operating table, right before the eyes of Marid, a..." - See the full reviewToonesia
, by Jacob Weinstein September 9, 2021
"It's impossible to translate the experience of watching a Looney Tunes-cartoon into text. Of course it is. All the visual slapstick, the..." - See the full review
See all 130 reviews by Rovarsson
See all ratings and reviews by Rovarsson
Rovarsson's Played Games List