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'''Adam Thornton''' is a hard-drinking, dazzlingly original Missouri classicist whose yet unreleased and much-awaited ''Mentula Macanus: Apocolocyntosis'' promises to become a seminal work of art. Adam sometimes uses the nickname Bruce.
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'''Adam Thornton''' is a hard-drinking, dazzlingly original Missouri classicist. Adam sometimes uses the nickname Bruce.
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On the matter of pseudonymns, Adam Thornton acknowledges in this [http://gameshelf.jmac.org/2011/05/the-many-loves-of-stiffy-makane/#comment-1013 comment] that he is both Drunken Bastard and One of the Bruces. ("Dastardly Coward", however, is somebody else who remains anonymous.)
  
 
==Author Credits==
 
==Author Credits==
 
* ''[[Sins Against Mimesis]]'' (as "One of The Bruces"; 1997; [[Z-code]]). [[IF Comp 1997]]: 9th place. Finalist for [[Best Individual NPC]], [[Best Individual Puzzle]], and [[Best Setting]] at the [[XYZZY Awards 1997]].
 
* ''[[Sins Against Mimesis]]'' (as "One of The Bruces"; 1997; [[Z-code]]). [[IF Comp 1997]]: 9th place. Finalist for [[Best Individual NPC]], [[Best Individual Puzzle]], and [[Best Setting]] at the [[XYZZY Awards 1997]].
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* ''[[Stiffy Makane: Mystery Science Theater 3000]]'' (as "Drunken Bastard" with [[Dastardly Coward]]; 1997; [[Z-code]]). [[Erins 2002]]: Winner of Best Humour in a First Age Game.
 
* ''[[Chicken and Egg]]'' (1998; Z-code). [[ChickenComp]].
 
* ''[[Chicken and Egg]]'' (1998; Z-code). [[ChickenComp]].
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* ''[[In The End II]]'' (1998; Z-code). [[IF Fan Fest 1998]]: Winner.
 
* ''[[Coke Is It!]]'' (with [[Adam Cadre]], [[David Dyte]], [[Michael Fessler]], [[Lucian P. Smith]], [[Dan Shiovitz]] and [[J. Robinson Wheeler]]; 1999; Z-code).
 
* ''[[Coke Is It!]]'' (with [[Adam Cadre]], [[David Dyte]], [[Michael Fessler]], [[Lucian P. Smith]], [[Dan Shiovitz]] and [[J. Robinson Wheeler]]; 1999; Z-code).
 
* ''[[Dragon!]]'' (2000; Z-code). [[DragonComp]].
 
* ''[[Dragon!]]'' (2000; Z-code). [[DragonComp]].
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* ''[[Fellowship of the Ring]]'' (2002; [[Atari]]). [[IntroComp 2002]].
 
* ''[[Fellowship of the Ring]]'' (2002; [[Atari]]). [[IntroComp 2002]].
 
* ''[[An Abbreviated Night Before Christmas]]'' (Dec-2006; Z-code).
 
* ''[[An Abbreviated Night Before Christmas]]'' (Dec-2006; Z-code).
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* ''[[Alabaster]]'' (with [[John Cater]], [[Rob Dubbin]], [[Eric Eve]], [[Elizabeth Heller]], [[Jayzee]], [[Kazuki Mishima]], [[Sarah Morayati]], [[Mark Musante]], [[Emily Short]], and [[Ziv Wities]]; 05-Jun-2009; Glulx). Illustrated by [[Daniel Allington-Krzysztofiak]]. [[XYZZY Awards 2009]]: Winner of Best Writing and Best Individual NPC (Snow White); also was a finalist for Best Use of Medium.
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* ''[[Mentula Macanus: Apocolocyntosis]]'' a.k.a. ''Stiffy Makane: Apocolocyntosis'' (as "One of the Bruces and Drunken Bastard"; 05-Apr-2011; Glulx). [[Spring Thing 2011]]: 4th place. [[XYZZY Awards 2011]]: winner, [[Best Individual PC]]; finalist for [[Best Game]], [[Best Writing]], [[Best Setting]] and [[Best Puzzles]].
  
 
==Tech Credits==
 
==Tech Credits==
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* [[IF Comp]] reviews: [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/7fbf3cd496306cef 1997].
 
* [[IF Comp]] reviews: [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/7fbf3cd496306cef 1997].
 
* [[IntroComp]] reviews: [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/b371474a54e22227 2002].
 
* [[IntroComp]] reviews: [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/msg/b371474a54e22227 2002].
* [[IF Art Show]] reviews: [http://members.aol.com/iffyart/reviews6.htm#thornton 2004] and [http://members.aol.com/iffyart/reviews7.htm#thornton 2007].
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* [[IF Art Show]] reviews: [http://www.iffydoemain.org/iffyart/reviews6.htm#thornton 2004] and [http://www.iffydoemain.org/iffyart/reviews7.htm#thornton 2007].
 
* [[RomanceNovelComp]]: [http://diden.net/if/rncomp/adamt.html reviews].
 
* [[RomanceNovelComp]]: [http://diden.net/if/rncomp/adamt.html reviews].
 
* [http://www.brasslantern.org/reviews/text/dawnthornton.html Review] of ''[[Fallacy of Dawn]]''.
 
* [http://www.brasslantern.org/reviews/text/dawnthornton.html Review] of ''[[Fallacy of Dawn]]''.
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* Awarded "Funniest Report and Most Critical Without Actually Insulting the Author" at [[BetaComp 2004]].
 
* Awarded "Funniest Report and Most Critical Without Actually Insulting the Author" at [[BetaComp 2004]].
 
* ''[[Necrotic Drift]]'' ([[Robb Sherwin]]; 2004; [[Hugo]]).
 
* ''[[Necrotic Drift]]'' ([[Robb Sherwin]]; 2004; [[Hugo]]).
* Beta Tester for ''[[Gamlet]]'' (2004).
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* ''[[Gamlet]]'' ([[Tomasz Pudlo]]; 01-Oct-2004; [[Z-code]] 5).
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==Acting Credits==
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* Igor Cytserz, in ''[[Cryptozookeeper]]'' ([[Robb Sherwin]]; 2011; [[Hugo]]).
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==Other Credits==
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* The Prophetic Dream of Adam Cadre, a text-only transcript, submitted to [[IF Fan Fest 1998]].
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
* [http://www.wurb.com/if/person/155 Baf's Guide listing for Adam Thornton].
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* {{baf person|Adam Thornton|155}}.
 
===Interviews===
 
===Interviews===
 
* [http://www.joltcountry.com/trottingkrips/interview_bruces.html Interview with One of the Bruces] - [[Trotting Krips]], c. 2003.
 
* [http://www.joltcountry.com/trottingkrips/interview_bruces.html Interview with One of the Bruces] - [[Trotting Krips]], c. 2003.
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* [http://archive.org/details/getlamp-thornton GET LAMP: Adam Thornton]. Interview video clips of Adam Thornton for [[Get Lamp]].
  
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Latest revision as of 15:31, 16 June 2016

Adam Thornton

Adam Thornton is a hard-drinking, dazzlingly original Missouri classicist. Adam sometimes uses the nickname Bruce.

On the matter of pseudonymns, Adam Thornton acknowledges in this comment that he is both Drunken Bastard and One of the Bruces. ("Dastardly Coward", however, is somebody else who remains anonymous.)

Author Credits

Tech Credits

  • Ported the underlying Inform 7 tools for Linux.

Review and Article Credits

Organizational Credits

Testing Credits

Acting Credits

Other Credits

  • The Prophetic Dream of Adam Cadre, a text-only transcript, submitted to IF Fan Fest 1998.

Links

Interviews