Sono stati appena annunciati i finalisti degli XYZZY Awards 2016, il concorso annuale di interactive fiction che premia le migliori opere prodotte nell'anno precedente.
Nella lista trovate i link alle nostre recensioni.

Per votare c'è tempo fino al 21 Luglio!

Best Game
Cactus Blue Motel (Astrid Dalmady)
Detectiveland (Robin Johnson)
Foo Foo (Buster Hudson)
Open Sorcery (Abigail Corfman)
Superluminal Vagrant Twin (C.E.J. Pacian)

Best Writing
500 Apocalypses (Phantom Williams)
Cactus Blue Motel (Astrid Dalmady)
Open Sorcery (Abigail Corfman)
The Queen’s Menagerie (Chandler Groover)
Stone Harbor (Liza Daly)
Take (Katherine Morayati (as Amelia Pinnolla))

Best Story

Cactus Blue Motel (Astrid Dalmady)
Foo Foo (Buster Hudson)
Open Sorcery (Abigail Corfman)
Stone Harbor (Liza Daly)
Tangaroa Deep (Astrid Dalmady)
Three-Card Trick (Chandler Groover)

Best Setting
Ariadne in Aeaea (Victor Ojuel)
Cactus Blue Motel (Astrid Dalmady)
Foo Foo (Buster Hudson)
Tangaroa Deep (Astrid Dalmady)
Three-Card Trick (Chandler Groover)
Worldsmith (Interactive Fables)

Best Puzzles
16 Ways to Kill a Vampire at McDonalds (Abigail Corfman)
Detectiveland (Robin Johnson)
Fair (Hanon Ondricek)
Inside the Facility (Arthur DiBianca)
The Mary Jane of Tomorrow (Emily Short)

Best NPCs
Cactus Blue Motel (Astrid Dalmady)
Color the Truth (mathbrush)
Fair (Hanon Ondricek)
Foo Foo (Buster Hudson)

Best Individual Puzzle
Killing the vampire in 16 Ways to Kill a Vampire at McDonalds (Abigail Corfman)
Sneaking quietly though the house in Detectiveland (Robin Johnson)
Delivering the metallophilic ice to the Robotics Lab in Inside the Facility (Arthur DiBianca)
Customizing the robot in The Mary Jane of Tomorrow (Emily Short)
Performing the Three Card Trick in Three-Card Trick (Chandler Groover)
Raise a world to the Galactic Accord (worldbuilding) in Worldsmith (Interactive Fables)

Best Individual NPC
Dr. Sourpuss in Dr. Sourpuss Is Not A Choice-Based Game (P.B. Parjeter)
Holly in Foo Foo (Buster Hudson)
The robot (variously-named) in The Mary Jane of Tomorrow (Emily Short)
The mirror in Mirror and Queen (Chandler Groover)

Best Individual PC
Good Fairy, Senior Detective in Foo Foo (Buster Hudson)
BEL/S in Open Sorcery (Abigail Corfman)
Frankie Petrio in Stone Harbor (Liza Daly)
Morgan the Magnificent in Three-Card Trick (Chandler Groover)

Best Implementation
Fair (Hanon Ondricek)
Detectiveland (Robin Johnson)
The Mary Jane of Tomorrow (Emily Short)
Superluminal Vagrant Twin (C.E.J. Pacian)

Best Use of Innovation
Detectiveland (Robin Johnson)
The Ice-Bound Concordance (Aaron A. Reed, Jacob Garbe)
Open Sorcery (Abigail Corfman)
The Mary Jane of Tomorrow (Emily Short)
Superluminal Vagrant Twin (C.E.J. Pacian)
Take (Katherine Morayati (as Amelia Pinnolla))

Best Technological Development
Improv
Ink
Texture, full release

Best Use of Multimedia
Detectiveland (Robin Johnson)
The Ice-Bound Concordance (Aaron A. Reed, Jacob Garbe)
Ladykiller in a Bind (Christine Love)
Open Sorcery (Abigail Corfman)
Worldsmith (Interactive Fables)

 

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