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Template Testing

Table Tossing

Compass roses

U  NW N NE
   W  .  E
D  SW S SE
Example 1: Bronze (Emily Short; 2006).
NW ^ ^
 W @ E 
SW ^
Example 2: A New Life (Alexandre Owen Muñiz; 2005).
NW N NE Up
 W * E  In
SW S SE Down
Example 3: Mother Loose (Irene Callaci; 1998).
  \|/  
  -o-
  /|\
Example 4: Winter Wonderland (Laura A. Knauth; 1999).

Directions

northwest (nw)
noordwest (nw)
north (n)
noord (n)
northeast (ne)
noordoost (no)
  up (u)
omhoog (h)
in
?
    fore (f)
?
 
west (w)
west (w)
Compass rose1.png east (e)
oost (o)
  down (d)
omlaag (l)
out
?
  port (p)
?
Ship genre icon.png starboard (sb)
?
southwest (sw)
zuidwest (zw)
south (s)
zuid (z)
southeast (se)
zuidoost (zo)
          aft
?
 

System Commands

about  ?
amusing  ?
brief
or normal
 ?
help  ?
hint
or hints
 ?
hints on  ?
hints off  ?
info  ?
oops or o  ?
quit or q  ?
restart  ?
restore  ?
save  ?
score  ?
script
or script on
or transcript
or transcript on
 ?
script off
or transcript off
or noscript
or unscript
 ?
superbrief
or short
 ?
undo  ?
verbose
or long
 ?
version  ?

Other

Sample table
Terp OS Details
WinFrotz Windows by John Doe

TODO

Does this become 37?: 37

ADRIFT "Code" Markup Testing

  • (selected) Male
  • (checked) 30 to 50 years
  • Character name: Field begin.pngDavidField end.png

2004

Other System Games of 2004

Game Title Author(s) Release date Comments More Info
Alesian Plains Paul Allen Panks - (Commodore)
B-Venture Paul Allen Panks - (DOS)
Dogs Dennis Merritt? Jul-2004 Anzi! IF Toolkit
Duck World Dennis Merritt? Jul-2004 Anzi! IF Toolkit
Dunric's 5K Adventure Paul Allen Panks - (DOS)
Dunwich Marijn Haverbeke - DOS? [1]
Fairlight Castle Paul Allen Panks - (DOS)
Getting Back To Sleep Patrick Evans (IceDragon) - IF Comp 2004
Habeas Dorkus Adult Swim Apr/May-2004? Flash text adv Play Online
Halite Paul Allen Panks - (DOS)
Ninja v1.30 Paul Allen Panks - IF Comp 2004
Portals Dennis Merritt? Jul-2004 Anzi! IF Toolkit
The Golden French Fry Paul Allen Panks - (DOS)
The Melarkian Paul Allen Panks - (DOS)
The Quest for Waitomo Cave Paul Allen Panks - non-comp
The Rise of the Lost XO Play - commercial CYOA for iPod XO Play
Tiny Basic 8K Adventure Paul Allen Panks - (DOS)
Un paseo for Faenor IO Group - Java; Spanish Baf's

Rough Notes

Note to self: Remove items from this list when they are in above tables.

  • Amusement Park, by Penczer Attila (as Algol)
  • And So It Goes, by Adam Conover
  • Cave, by William Stott [Demo]
  • Deklinator, by Chris Menear [German]
  • Die Vollkommene Masse, by Alice Merridew
  • Digging thru Doctrine of the Dead, by Simmon Keith Barney
  • ETO, by Ian Waddell
  • Fade to Black, by Jake Wildstrom
  • Flametop, by Dave J. Malaguti [Best of Still Life in 2004 IF Art Show]
  • George Bush and the PDB, by Curt Siffert [2]
  • Get Magazine. Open Magazine. Read Article., by Simon Scott
  • Guss's Death, by Kyle Frownfelter
  • IF Quake, by Jason Bergman [3]
  • Jazz auf Tegemis, by Joerg Rosenbauer
  • Parlour, by A. Ninny [AIF]
  • Reflections, by Timberwulf [AIF; no longer publicly available]
  • Stowaway, by Johnny Freebase [Adrift; rel 22 07 04]
  • The Enterprise Incidents, by Brendan Desilets
  • The Fire Tower, by Jacqueline A. Lott [Best of Show in 2004 IF Art Show]
  • The Gate, by Owen Parish
  • The Last Hour, by Roberto Grassi [released 13-02-04]
  • The Sleep Over, by BBBen [Adrift; rel 2004-01-02; SAIFA]
  • To Score Or Not To Score, by David Whyld [Adrift; rel 01 03 04]
  • Toeing the Line, by Gregory Weir
  • Turning Point, by Robert Rafgon
  • Twilight of the Dogs, by Jake Wildstrom
  • Zombies!, by Chris Cenotti

NOT ELIGIBLE:

  • Monsters (Release 2), by Daniel Hiebert (Tech) [Release 2 released 22-02-04; however, it was on my 2003 List]
  • Adventure 770, a new version of Adventure for Linux/Windows/DOS, ported by Mike Arnautov [4]
  • Shadowgate (Inform port), by David Griffith; rgif post mentions it on Oct 27 2003

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Sources checked:

  • my allxyr.html#yr2004 page [as of Dec 19, 2004]
  • InsideAdrift issues 17, 18, 19
  • http://members.aol.com/iffyart/gallery.htm [2004 IF Art Show]
  • http://aif.emsai.net/list.php [SAIFA; but it seems to stop at January 2004?]
  • a Aug. 23 2004 post by David Whyld listing 55 games in 2004, not counting 6 in the Summer Comp.
  • download aif_1-3.zip from http://www.ainewsletter.com/downloads/index.htm (Amzi! IF Toolkit; link from XYZZYnews; Dennis)
  • XYZZYnews site (which gives almost nothing when searching for 2004)
  • ALAN site [nothing new as of Dec 19, 2004; only game mentioned was that there was one in the annual comp.]
  • Hugo site [Future Boy!, of course]
  • Brass Lantern [nothing; doesn't seem to have a section for new IF games]
  • special thanks to Greg Boettcher for many additions
  • 24 Hours of Inform (the 3rd HOI games will be released in 2005)
  • Quest site


To Check:

  • Baf's Guide
  • Adrift site & forums
  • The Fourth One-Hour Game Competition had 16 entries. What were they? Download 4th1hrcomp.zip.
  • issues of SPAG
  • Google Groups for rgif, raif
  • Google Groups for xtrek
  • IF Italia
  • "recent additions to archive" posts
  • Trotting Krips
  • my 'unplayed games' directory
[wacky-if] Ghogg says, "hm, Zombie4 seems to be using Cyrillic characters"
[wacky-if] Rob asks, "Zombie4?"
[wacky-if] Ghogg says, "well, when I looked at unprocessed I downloaded the other stuff in there too"
[wacky-if] Rob says, "ah yeah, heh"
[wacky-if] Ghogg says, "anyway, if it's Russian and acutal IF, it's like the second one in existence"
[wacky-if] inky says, "it is weird to me how much stuff gets uploaded with no annoucnement"
[wacky-if] Rob says, "yeah"