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* [http://jayisgames.com/archives/2006/01/ifiction_zarf.php Jay is Games: Interactive Fiction: Zarf] - The "Jay is Games" blog did an overview of Zarf's IF games on January 22, 2006.
 
* [http://jayisgames.com/archives/2006/01/ifiction_zarf.php Jay is Games: Interactive Fiction: Zarf] - The "Jay is Games" blog did an overview of Zarf's IF games on January 22, 2006.
 
* [http://www.cafepress.com/eblong Zarf's Swag Annex] - Geek products for sale such as the Hungry Grue, ''Dual Transform'', and ''System's Twilight'' t-shirts; plus the Periodic Table of Dessert poster.
 
* [http://www.cafepress.com/eblong Zarf's Swag Annex] - Geek products for sale such as the Hungry Grue, ''Dual Transform'', and ''System's Twilight'' t-shirts; plus the Periodic Table of Dessert poster.
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* {{link|url=http://gameshelf.jmac.org/author/author6b0d4/ |archive=https://web.archive.org/web/20170617215529/http://gameshelf.jmac.org/|The Gameshelf}} - Game criticism site and group blog that Andrew Plotkin contributed to from 2008-2017.
  
 
===Interviews===
 
===Interviews===

Revision as of 22:11, 17 June 2017

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, MacGlulxe, Quixe, and Lectrote 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