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* ''[[The Space Under the Window]]'' (1997; [[Z-code]]). Finalist at [[XYZZY Awards 1997]] for [[Best Use of Medium]] and Best Writing.
 
* ''[[The Space Under the Window]]'' (1997; [[Z-code]]). Finalist at [[XYZZY Awards 1997]] for [[Best Use of Medium]] and Best Writing.
 
* ''[[Spider and Web]]'' (1998; Z-code). Winner of five [[XYZZY Awards 1998]]: [[Best Individual NPC]], Best Individual Puzzle, Best Use of Medium, Best Puzzles, and Best Game. Also, finalist for [[Best Individual PC]], [[Best Setting]], Best Story, and Best Writing.
 
* ''[[Spider and Web]]'' (1998; Z-code). Winner of five [[XYZZY Awards 1998]]: [[Best Individual NPC]], Best Individual Puzzle, Best Use of Medium, Best Puzzles, and Best Game. Also, finalist for [[Best Individual PC]], [[Best Setting]], Best Story, and Best Writing.
* ''[[Hunter, in Darkness]]'' (1999; Z-code). [[IF Comp 1999]]: 8th place; [[Miss Congeniality]]: 2nd place. Winner of both Best Individual Puzzle and Best Setting at [[XYZZY Awards 1999]]. Also, finalist for Best Use of Medium and Best Individual NPC.
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* ''[[Hunter, in Darkness]]'' (1999; Z-code). [[IF Comp 1999]]: 8th place; [[Miss Congeniality]]: 2nd place (tie). Winner of both Best Individual Puzzle and Best Setting at [[XYZZY Awards 1999]]. Also, finalist for Best Use of Medium and Best Individual NPC.
 
* ''[[Shade]]'' (as "Ampe R. Sand"; 2000; Z-code). [[IF Comp 2000]]: 10th place; [[Miss Congeniality]]: 3rd place (tie). Winner of [[XYZZY Awards 2000]] for Best Setting. Also, finalist for [[Best Individual PC]], Best Use of Medium, Best Story, Best Writing, and Best Game.
 
* ''[[Shade]]'' (as "Ampe R. Sand"; 2000; Z-code). [[IF Comp 2000]]: 10th place; [[Miss Congeniality]]: 3rd place (tie). Winner of [[XYZZY Awards 2000]] for Best Setting. Also, finalist for [[Best Individual PC]], Best Use of Medium, Best Story, Best Writing, and Best Game.
 
* ''[[Donkey Kong]]'' (as "Dave Ahl Jr."; 2001; Z-code). [[IF Arcade]].
 
* ''[[Donkey Kong]]'' (as "Dave Ahl Jr."; 2001; Z-code). [[IF Arcade]].

Revision as of 11:53, 17 October 2014

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