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* Devised the [[cruelty scale]] rating system to measure how forgiving a particular game is.
 
* Devised the [[cruelty scale]] rating system to measure how forgiving a particular game is.
 
* Zarf's games (as a group) won the [http://jayisgames.com/bestof/2006/best_of_interactive_art_results.php Best of Interactive Art or Fiction category] at [[Jay Is Games]]'s Best of Casual Gameplay 2006, although Zarf placed last in the popular vote. Other entrants in this contest included ''[[Floatpoint]]'' ([[Emily Short]]) and ''[[Façade]]'' ([[Michael Mateas]] and [[Andrew Stern]]).
 
* Zarf's games (as a group) won the [http://jayisgames.com/bestof/2006/best_of_interactive_art_results.php Best of Interactive Art or Fiction category] at [[Jay Is Games]]'s Best of Casual Gameplay 2006, although Zarf placed last in the popular vote. Other entrants in this contest included ''[[Floatpoint]]'' ([[Emily Short]]) and ''[[Façade]]'' ([[Michael Mateas]] and [[Andrew Stern]]).
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* [http://eblong.com/zarf/tmp/if-cheat-sheet.png IF Cheat Sheet] (PDF).
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==

Revision as of 17:28, 23 February 2010

Andrew Plotkin, 2007. From GET LAMP.

Andrew Plotkin is one of the most renowned authors in the IF community. Andrew's nickname on ifMUD (and elsewhere) is Zarf. Occasionally, he is also erkyrath.

Author Credits

Porting Credits

Tech Credits

  • Wrote the proposals for Glk, Glulx, Blorb, and Floo.
  • Wrote compilers for Glulx Inform.
  • Wrote the MaxZip, XZip, MaxTADS, and MacGlulxe interpreters.
  • Sensory Jam (2000; Glulx). Intended as a demo for Glulx.
  • Gave theoretical guidance and advice for Inform 7.

Review and Article Credits

Reviews

Articles

Organizational Credits

Testing Credits

Game Appearances

As an NPC:

Other Credits

Links

Interviews