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I'm a clinical social worker who uses interactive fiction as self-care. I grew up in the 80's with a few Infocom and Scott Adams games and was always drawn to the medium. In 1999 I discovered Babel and have been hooked ever since.

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One Hit Wonders - 32 votes for 16 games; created May 11, 2019
Good games by authors who apparently retired after their one gem.

Reviews by deathbytroggles

Killing Me Softly, by Fobazi M. Ettarh   March 10, 2021
"As a white, cisgender, straight male I am in the dominant group in almost every conceivable way and have been the transgression of..." - See the full review

Gateway, by Mike Verdu, Michael Lindner, and Glen Dahlgren   January 25, 2021
"Science fiction is at its best when it is used as a tool to explore the human condition. Science fiction games have an extra hurdle of..." - See the full review

Electric word, "life", by Lance Nathan   November 27, 2020
"While I do enjoy a good character study where the players talk way above their station (e.g. Mamet Speak), I am more comfortable when the..." - See the full review

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants, by Kenneth Pedersen (as Ilmur Eggert)   November 1, 2020
"A potentially charming paradox experiment where Sir Isaac Newton must restore the timeline when modern folks somehow forget the laws of..." - See the full review

Sheep Crossing, by Andrew Geng   November 1, 2020
"This is just your standard river crossing puzzle, and if you've ever solved one before then this shouldn't take you more than about ten..." - See the full review

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deathbytroggles's Played Games List

Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
Amnesia, by Thomas M. Disch and Kevin Bentley
Thaumistry: In Charm's Way, by Bob Bates
Worlds Apart, by Suzanne Britton
Distress, by Mike Snyder

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