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Member since November 28, 2019
Last visited March 1, 2021
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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.
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RPG games worth playing for a text adventurer.
- 3 votes for 3 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
- 89 votes for 37 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
- 12 votes for 10 games; created September 22, 2020
I loved "Slouching towards Bedlam". Does anyone know of any other games that have that...Wide open spaces.
- 17 votes for 12 games; created November 29, 2019
This can apply to the setting of the games; prairies, deserts, icecaps come to mind. It can also apply to the feel of a game, the...Historical adventures.
- 12 votes for 10 games; created November 28, 2019
I love historical novels, no matter what time period they're set in. They do have to be accurate though. Can you suggest IF-games that...
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Reviews by Rovarsson
, by Vivienne Dunstan March 1, 2021
"Murder most foul! Archie Elliot has been slain, his throat cut in the night. The Warden, the highest authority of law in these parts is..." - See the full reviewEverybody Loves a Parade
, by Cody Sandifer February 28, 2021
"The intro to Everybody Loves a Parade sets you up for a fast and funny ride. The game itself does not disappoint. It picks up the joke..." - See the full reviewThe Darkest Road
, by Clive Wilson February 26, 2021
"...says the narrator voice in The Darkest Road at a certain point. Lucky indeed, given that there was no clue whatsoever that I would..." - See the full reviewShe's Got a Thing for a Spring
, by Brent VanFossen February 24, 2021
"What an atmosphere... I've spent the last few hours finishing this story and I feel like I'm slowly waking up from a dream. She's Got a..." - See the full reviewAunts and Butlers
, by Robin Johnson February 23, 2021
"The opening paragraph of Aunts and Butlers immediately sets the tone for this game: silly, jolly punniness played off of British..." - See the full review
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