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* ''[[Delightful Wallpaper]]'' (as "Edgar O. Weyrd"; 30-Sep-2006; Z-code). [[IF Comp 2006]]: 6th place, and winner of [[Miss Congeniality]]. [[XYZZY Awards 2006]]: Winner of Best Writing, Best Puzzles, Best Individual Puzzle (navigating the mansion), and Best Individual PC (PC). Also finalist for Best NPCs.
 
* ''[[Delightful Wallpaper]]'' (as "Edgar O. Weyrd"; 30-Sep-2006; Z-code). [[IF Comp 2006]]: 6th place, and winner of [[Miss Congeniality]]. [[XYZZY Awards 2006]]: Winner of Best Writing, Best Puzzles, Best Individual Puzzle (navigating the mansion), and Best Individual PC (PC). Also finalist for Best NPCs.
 
* ''[[Dual Transform]]'' (as "Nigel Smith"; 02-Feb-2010; Z-code). [[Casual Gameplay Design Competition 7]]: 3rd place.
 
* ''[[Dual Transform]]'' (as "Nigel Smith"; 02-Feb-2010; Z-code). [[Casual Gameplay Design Competition 7]]: 3rd place.
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* ''[[Hoist Sail for the Heliopause and Home]]'' (19-Jun-2010; Z-code). [[@party competition]]: Winner.
  
 
==Porting Credits==
 
==Porting Credits==

Revision as of 14:55, 2 July 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.
  • Wrote Transmatte, a Python utility that combines variations on an IF transcript into a single CYOA-like HTML page, so that an excerpt from a game can be presented along with a few relevant branching options.

Review and Article Credits

Reviews

Articles

Organizational Credits

Testing Credits

Game Appearances

As an NPC:

Other Credits

Links

Interviews