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Member since November 28, 2019
Last visited May 27, 2022
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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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BBC Micro gems
- 20 votes for 18 games; created March 23, 2022
I found the BBC Micro archive a little while ago and I'm overwhelmed. (http://bbcmicro.co.uk/index.php?search=Text+Adventure&on_S=on) Any...Wodehousean Comedy
- 13 votes for 8 games; created March 15, 2022
Manors, butlers, m'ladies, m'lords. Be they upstairs or downstairs, or asking if you rang.Best mechanical/physics puzzles.
- 12 votes for 11 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?
- 8 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.
- 6 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...
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Reviews by Rovarsson
The White Bull
, by Jim Aikin May 23, 2022
"Opening up The White Bull, I was immediately drawn into the setting by a short musical score that helped set the mood. Important turning..." - See the full reviewAndromeda Apocalypse ó Extended Edition
, by Marco Innocenti May 19, 2022
"Alone... Alone in the deepest, most serious meaning of the word. Before you a blackness the stars do not penetrate. Around you a galaxy..." - See the full reviewYes, Another Game with a Dragon!
, by John Kean May 12, 2022
"In olden times, shrouded from memory by the mists of time, darkness had fallen over the Land of IF. There was bitter strife amongst the..." - See the full reviewGood Grub!
, by Damon L. Wakes April 26, 2022
"Bugs are delicious! Really! Iíve tried them and they are! (mealworm burger and barbecued grasshoppers if youíre curious) Good Grub is..." - See the full reviewAlone
, by Paul Michael Winters April 26, 2022
"In the near future, you are a survivor of the plague. And you have just run out of gas. Fortunately there's a gas station nearby... Alone..." - See the full review
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