kamineko

Acadiana, USA

Member since August 12, 2021
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As a young boy, I was introduced to Infocom games and played several on my Commodore 64. I only beat a few of them. Later, when I purchased the Lost Treasures of Infocom as a college student, I had better luck with them. I remember them fondly and think that they have had a meaningful effect on game design generally--that is, beyond the IF genre.

I am currently doing a replay of all of the Infocom IF titles and posting about it at https://golmac.org

This effort has kindled an interest in modern IF. I don't have much exposure to contemporary titles--not even the classics. I hope to get to some of these stories in the near future.

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Infidel, by Michael Berlyn   March 19, 2022
"Infidel is a rather humorless game that finds its protagonist exploring a previously undiscovered Egyptian pyramid in search of treasure..." - See the full review

Planetfall, by Steve Meretzky   December 19, 2021
"If Zork I is Infocom's most iconic title and Trinity its most critically admired, then perhaps Planetfall is the most likely to engender..." - See the full review

Enchanter, by Marc Blank, Dave Lebling   September 18, 2021
"1983. For the first time since Zork, the dream team of Marc Blank and Dave Lebling reunited. Both were seasoned implementors, as their..." - See the full review

The Witness, by Stu Galley   September 3, 2021
"Stu Galley was, perhaps, Infocom's chief internal evangelist. He was the author of the idealistic "Implementor's Creed" and deeply..." - See the full review

Suspended, by Michael Berlyn   August 20, 2021
"Of all of Infocom's folio release titles, Suspended is the least-reviewed and second least-rated here at IFDB. I have seen it referred to..." - See the full review

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kamineko's Played Games List

New Year's Eve, 2019, by Autumn Chen
Computerfriend, by Kit Riemer
Orbital Decay, by Kayvan Sarikhani
Seastalker, by Stu Galley, Jim Lawrence
Smart Theory, by AKheon

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