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Member since November 28, 2019
Last visited June 24, 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.
- 2 votes for 2 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
The 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 reviewThe Duel That Spanned the Ages
, by Oliver Ullmann June 8, 2021
"IF has its fair share of unfinished trilogies and abandoned series.This can be disappointing (or, depending on the quality of the piece,..." - See the full reviewBaluthar
, by Chris Molloy Wischer June 8, 2021
"A lonely bedridden father... His son gone down the well to seek demonic assistance in avenging his mother's death... A statue of..." - See the full reviewMedicum Veloctic
, by Lawrence M Marable June 8, 2021
"Night after night you sit awake, waiting for your superhero-boyfriend to come home so you can patch up his injuries. It's hurting you...." - See the full review
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