XYZZY Awards 2018
The XYZZY Awards 2018 were organized by Sam Kabo Ashwell.
2018 XYZZY Awards Winners
- Best Game: Bogeyman (Elizabeth Smyth).
- Best Writing: Animalia (Ian Michael Waddell) and Bogeyman (Elizabeth Smyth). (tie)
- Best Story: Bogeyman (Elizabeth Smyth).
- Best Setting: Cannery Vale (Hanon Ondricek).
- Best Puzzles: Junior Arithmancer (Mike Spivey).
- Best NPCs: Animalia (Ian Michael Waddell).
- Best Individual Puzzle: solving your murder in Erstwhile (Maddie Fialla and Marijke Perry).
- Best Individual NPC: the Bogeyman in Bogeyman (Elizabeth Smyth).
- Best Individual PC: the Magpie in Alias 'The Magpie' (J. J. Guest).
- Best Implementation: Cragne Manor (Ryan Veeder, Jenni Polodna, et al.).
- Best Use of Innovation: I.A.G. Alpha (Serhii Mozhaiskyi).
- Best Technological Development: Dialog by Linus Åkesson.
- Best Use of Multimedia: Bandersnatch (Charlie Brooker and David Slade).
2018 XYZZY Awards Finalists
- Best Game
- Best Writing
- Best Story
- Best Setting
- Best Puzzles
- Best NPCs
- Best Individual Puzzle
- Best Individual NPC
- Best Individual PC
- Best Implementation
- Best Use of Innovation
- Best Technological Development
- Best Use of Multimedia