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==Author Credits==
 
==Author Credits==
* ''[[The Underoos That Ate New York]]'' (1994; [[TADS 2]], [[Z-code]]). Finalist for [[Best NPCs]] at [[XYZZY Awards 1996]].
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* ''[[The Underoos that ate New York!]]'' (1994; [[TADS 2]], [[Z-code]]). Finalist for [[Best NPCs]] at [[XYZZY Awards 1996]].
 
* ''[[The Lesson of the Tortoise]]'' (1997; TADS 2).
 
* ''[[The Lesson of the Tortoise]]'' (1997; TADS 2).
* ''[[Sea of Night]]'' (1997; TADS 2).
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* ''[[The Sea of Night]]'' (1997; TADS 2).
 
* ''[[Once and Future]]'' a.k.a. ''Avalon'' (1998; TADS 2). Winner of [[Best NPCs]] at the [[XYZZY Awards 1998]]. Also a finalist for [[Best Use of Medium]], [[Best Puzzles]], [[Best Setting]], and [[Best Game]].
 
* ''[[Once and Future]]'' a.k.a. ''Avalon'' (1998; TADS 2). Winner of [[Best NPCs]] at the [[XYZZY Awards 1998]]. Also a finalist for [[Best Use of Medium]], [[Best Puzzles]], [[Best Setting]], and [[Best Game]].
  
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==Other Credits==
 
==Other Credits==
 
* Implementor of ''[[Zork: The Undiscovered Underground]]'' ([[Michael Berlyn]] and [[Marc Blank]]; publisher: [[Activision]]; 1997; [[Z-code]]).
 
* Implementor of ''[[Zork: The Undiscovered Underground]]'' ([[Michael Berlyn]] and [[Marc Blank]]; publisher: [[Activision]]; 1997; [[Z-code]]).
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* Was instrumental in getting the top three games from each category of the [[First Annual Interactive Fiction Competition]] included on the [[Activision]] 1996 commercial release of "Classic Text Adventure Masterpieces of Infocom"
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==Game Appearances==
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As an NPC:
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* ''[[The Cabal]]'' ([[Stephen Bond]]; 2004; Z-code).
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
* [http://www.wurb.com/if/person/197 Baf's Guide listing for G. Kevin Wilson]
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* {{baf person|G. Kevin Wilson|197}}
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===Interviews===
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* [http://www.sparkynet.com/spag/backissues/spag16.html Interview with G. Kevin Wilson] - [[SPAG]] #16, November 28, 1998.
  
 
[[Category:People|Wilson, Gerry Kevin]]
 
[[Category:People|Wilson, Gerry Kevin]]
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[[Category:Interviewed|Wilson, Gerry Kevin]]
 
[[Category:TADS 2 authors|Wilson, Gerry Kevin]]
 
[[Category:TADS 2 authors|Wilson, Gerry Kevin]]
 
[[Category:XYZZY Award Winners (People)|Wilson, Gerry Kevin]]
 
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[[Category:Real people in games|Wilson, Gerry Kevin]]

Latest revision as of 05:09, 13 November 2019

G. Kevin Wilson works in the RPG industry and has written several essays on adventure-game design. He founded two of the institutions of the IF community. His nickname on the ifMUD (and elsewhere) is Whizzard.

Author Credits

Review and Article Credits

  • "Whizzard's Authorship Guide." The IF Archive, 1994.

Organizational Credits

  • Founded SPAG in 1994, and was its editor for the first ten issues, ending with Issue 10 (February 13, 1997).
  • Created The Annual IF Competition in 1995 and was its organizer for three years, ending with IF Comp 1997.

Other Credits

Game Appearances

As an NPC:

Links

Interviews