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Member since November 28, 2019
Last visited July 27, 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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Best mechanical/physics puzzles.
- 8 votes for 8 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
- 12 votes for 10 games; created September 22, 2020
I loved "Slouching towards Bedlam". Does anyone know of any other games that have that...
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Reviews by Rovarsson
, by Mathbrush July 27, 2021
"Happy birthday to you! It's your special day and your parents have gone all out and got you the Queen-package for Grooverland. It's an..." - See the full reviewThe Faeries Of Haelstowne
, by Christopher Merriner July 24, 2021
"(This review is for the competition release of the game. I fully expect many of the bumps to be smoothed out in a postcomp-release.) I..." - See the full reviewAugmented Fourth
, by Brian Uri! June 28, 2021
"...then how will the Aardvark learn to swim?" A small taste of the sometimes absurd sense of humour that pervades Augmented Fourth King..." - See the full reviewThe Shadow in the Cathedral
, by Ian Finley and Jon Ingold June 24, 2021
"Isaac Newton: Mathematical Lawmaker. Charles Babbage: Father of the Computer. Abraham-Louis Breguet: Master-Horologist. These..." - See the full reviewWhom The Telling Changed
, by Aaron A. Reed June 8, 2021
"Whom the Telling Changed is a different kind of IF. I was enthralled by this story within a story on multiple levels. Superficially, this..." - See the full review
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