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==2007 XYZZY Award Winners==
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* '''Best Game:''' ''[[Lost Pig]]'' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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* '''Best Writing:''' ''[[Lost Pig]]'' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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* '''Best Story:''' ''[[A Fine Day for Reaping]]'' ([[James Webb]] aka "revgiblet"; ADRIFT).
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* '''Best Setting:''' ''[[Varkana]]'' ([[Maryam Gousheh-Forgeot]]; Glulx).
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* '''Best Puzzles:''' ''[[Suveh Nux]]'' ([[David Fisher]]; Z-code).
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* '''Best NPCs:''' ''[[Child's Play]]'' ([[Stephen Granade]]; Z-code).
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle:''' Identifying the killer in ''[[An Act of Murder]]'' ([[Christopher Huang]] as "Hugh Dunnett"; Z-code).
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* '''Best Individual NPC:''' The gnome in ''[[Lost Pig]]'' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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* '''Best Individual PC:''' Grunk in ''[[Lost Pig]]'' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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* '''Best Use of Medium:''' ''[[Deadline Enchanter]]'' ([[Alan DeNiro]] as Anonymous; Z-code).
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==2007 XYZZY Award Winners and Finalists==
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* '''Best Game: ''[[Lost Pig]]''''' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[An Act of Murder]]'' ([[Christopher Huang]] as "Hugh Dunnett"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Child's Play]]'' ([[Stephen Granade]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Fate]]'' ([[Victor Gijsbers]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Suveh Nux]]'' ([[David Fisher]]; Z-code).
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* '''Best Writing: ''[[Lost Pig]]''''' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[An Act of Murder]]'' ([[Christopher Huang]] as "Hugh Dunnett"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Child's Play]]'' ([[Stephen Granade]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Deadline Enchanter]]'' ([[Alan DeNiro]] as Anonymous; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[The Chinese Room]]'' ([[Joey Jones]] and [[Harry Giles]]; Glulx).
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* '''Best Story: ''[[A Fine Day for Reaping]]''''' ([[James Webb]] aka "revgiblet"; ADRIFT).
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** Finalist: ''[[An Act of Murder]]'' ([[Christopher Huang]] as "Hugh Dunnett"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Dead Cities]]'' ([[Jon Ingold]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Deadline Enchanter]]'' ([[Alan DeNiro]] as Anonymous; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Fate]]'' ([[Victor Gijsbers]]; Z-code).
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* '''Best Setting: ''[[Varkana]]''''' ([[Maryam Gousheh-Forgeot]]; Glulx).
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** Finalist: ''[[Blighted Isle]]'' ([[Eric Eve]]; TADS 3).
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** Finalist: ''[[Ferrous Ring]]'' ([[Carma Ferris]]; Glulx).
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** Finalist: ''[[Lost Pig]]'' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Suveh Nux]]'' ([[David Fisher]]; Z-code).
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* '''Best Puzzles: ''[[Suveh Nux]]''''' ([[David Fisher]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[An Act of Murder]]'' ([[Christopher Huang]] as "Hugh Dunnett"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Child's Play]]'' ([[Stephen Granade]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Lost Pig]]'' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[The Chinese Room]]'' ([[Joey Jones]] and [[Harry Giles]]; Glulx).
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* '''Best NPCs: ''[[Child's Play]]''''' ([[Stephen Granade]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[An Act of Murder]]'' ([[Christopher Huang]] as "Hugh Dunnett"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Lost Pig]]'' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Slap That Fish]]'' ([[Peter Nepstad]]; TADS 2).
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** Finalist: ''[[The Chinese Room]]'' ([[Joey Jones]] and [[Harry Giles]]; Glulx).
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle: Identifying the killer in ''[[An Act of Murder]]''''' ([[Christopher Huang]] as "Hugh Dunnett"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: Getting the toy from the cabinet in ''[[Child's Play]]'' ([[Stephen Granade]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: The thermostat puzzle in ''[[Orevore Courier]]'' ([[Brian Rapp]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: Beating the shark in ''[[Slap That Fish]]'' ([[Peter Nepstad]]; TADS 2).
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** Finalist: Opening the vault door in ''[[Suveh Nux]]'' ([[David Fisher]]; Z-code).
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* '''Best Individual NPC: The gnome in ''[[Lost Pig]]''''' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: Zoe in ''[[Child's Play]]'' ([[Stephen Granade]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: Gunwar in ''[[Treasures of a Slaver's Kingdom]]'' ([[S. John Ross]]; publisher: [[Cumberland Games]]; Z-code).
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: ''(Note that there were only three nominations for Best Individual NPC this year.)''
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* '''Best Individual PC: Grunk in ''[[Lost Pig]]''''' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: Death from ''[[A Fine Day for Reaping]]'' ([[James Webb]] aka "revgiblet"; ADRIFT).
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** Finalist: The King in ''[[The Reluctant Resurrectee]]'' ([[David Whyld]]; ADRIFT).
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** Finalist: Erskine Ring from ''[[Ferrous Ring]]'' ([[Carma Ferris]]; Glulx).
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** Finalist: Farahnaaz in ''[[Varkana]]'' ([[Maryam Gousheh-Forgeot]]; Glulx).
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* '''Best Use of Medium: ''[[Deadline Enchanter]]''''' ([[Alan DeNiro]] as Anonymous; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[An Act of Murder]]'' ([[Christopher Huang]] as "Hugh Dunnett"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Fate]]'' ([[Victor Gijsbers]]; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Lost Pig]]'' ([[Admiral Jota]] as "Grunk"; Z-code).
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** Finalist: ''[[Slap That Fish]]'' ([[Peter Nepstad]]; TADS 2).
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==Links==
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* {{dead link|url=http://www.xyzzynews.com/2007nominees.html|archive=https://web.archive.org/web/20140926071618/http://www.xyzzynews.com/2007nominees.html|2007 XYZZY Awards Nominees}}. The deadline for first-round voting was Sunday, February 23, 2008, at midnight Eastern Standard Time.
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* {{dead link|url=http://www.xyzzynews.com/2007finalists.html|archive=https://web.archive.org/web/20160328230422/http://www.xyzzynews.com/2007finalists.html|2007 XYZZY Awards Finalists}}. The deadline for second-round voting was Thursday, March 6th, at midnight Eastern Standard Time.
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* {{dead link|url=http://www.xyzzynews.com/2007winners.html|archive=https://web.archive.org/web/20160430162058/http://www.xyzzynews.com/2007winners.html|Winning Games of 2007}}.
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* The online award ceremony was held on [[ifMUD]] on Sunday, March 9th, 4:00pm Eastern ''Daylight'' Time (1pm PDT).
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** [http://brasslantern.org/community/comps/xyzzy2007.html The 2007 XYZZY Awards Ceremony] - Transcript by [[Stephen Granade]].
  
 
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(Note that there were only three nominations for Best Individual NPC this year.)

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