Interactive Fiction Top 50 of All Time (2011 edition)

People were asked to send in a list of between 1 and 20 of their favourite IF games of all time (in no particular order). The number of points a game got was the number of lists on which it appeared. 35 participants cast a total of 437 votes on 183 different games; only the 48 games with 3 or more points are listed below.

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Series: Interactive Fiction Top 50 of All Time

Organizer(s): Victor Gijsbers profile

Award date: October 1, 2011

Qualification opening date: September 1, 2011

Qualification closing date: September 30, 2011

Games and Awards

1st Place: Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
2nd Place: Lost Pig, by Admiral Jota
2nd Place: Photopia, by Adam Cadre
4th Place: Anchorhead, by Michael Gentry
5th Place: A Mind Forever Voyaging, by Steve Meretzky
6th Place: De Baron, by Victor Gijsbers
6th Place: Blue Lacuna, by Aaron A. Reed
8th Place: Savoir-Faire, by Emily Short
8th Place: Shrapnel, by Adam Cadre
10th Place: Shade, by Andrew Plotkin
10th Place: Slouching Towards Bedlam, by Star Foster and Daniel Ravipinto
10th Place: Trinity, by Brian Moriarty
10th Place: Varicella, by Adam Cadre
10th Place: Vespers, by Jason Devlin
10th Place: Violet, by Jeremy Freese
16th Place: Galatea, by Emily Short
16th Place: The Gostak, by Carl Muckenhoupt
16th Place: The King of Shreds and Patches, by Jimmy Maher
16th Place: LASH -- Local Asynchronous Satellite Hookup, by Paul O'Brian
16th Place: Make It Good, by Jon Ingold
16th Place: Rameses, by Stephen Bond
22nd Place: Ad Verbum, by Nick Montfort
22nd Place: Aisle, by Sam Barlow
22nd Place: All Things Devours, by half sick of shadows
22nd Place: City of Secrets, by Emily Short
22nd Place: Curses, by Graham Nelson
22nd Place: Fail-Safe, by Jon Ingold
22nd Place: Gun Mute, by C.E.J. Pacian
22nd Place: Sunset Over Savannah, by Ivan Cockrum
22nd Place: Treasures of a Slaver's Kingdom, by S. John Ross
22nd Place: Wishbringer, by Brian Moriarty
22nd Place: Worlds Apart, by Suzanne Britton
22nd Place: Zork I, by Marc Blank and Dave Lebling
34th Place: 1893: A World's Fair Mystery, by Peter Nepstad
34th Place: Adventure, by William Crowther and Donald Woods
34th Place: Aotearoa, by Matt Wigdahl
34th Place: Arthur, by Bob Bates
34th Place: Blue Chairs, by Chris Klimas
34th Place: Delightful Wallpaper, by Andrew Plotkin ('Edgar O. Weyrd')
34th Place: Eric the Unready, by Bob Bates
34th Place: Everybody Dies, by Jim Munroe
34th Place: The Guild of Thieves, by Rob Steggles
34th Place: Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home, by Andrew Plotkin
34th Place: Mentula Macanus: Apocolocyntosis, by One of the Bruces and Drunken Bastard
34th Place: Planetfall, by Steve Meretzky
34th Place: So Far, by Andrew Plotkin
34th Place: Suveh Nux, by David Fisher
34th Place: The Warbler's Nest, by Jason McIntosh

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