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==Dates==
 
==Dates==
 
* The deadline for first-round voting is March 9, 2014.
 
* The deadline for first-round voting is March 9, 2014.
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* The deadline for second-round voting is April 4, 2014.
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==2013 XYZZY Awards Finalists==
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* '''Best Game:'''
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** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
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* '''Best Writing:'''
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** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[You Will Select a Decision]]'' ([[Brendan Patrick Hennessy]]; Web browser)
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* '''Best Story:'''
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** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Solarium]]'' ([[Alan DeNiro]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
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* '''Best Setting:'''
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** Finalist: ''[[Choice of the Deathless]]'' ([[Max Gladstone]]; eReader)
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** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Robin & Orchid]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]] and [[Emily Boegheim]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
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* '''Best Puzzles:'''
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** Finalist: ''[[Captain Verdeterre's Plunder]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: ''[[Threediopolis]]'' ([[Andrew Schultz]]; Z-code)
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* '''Best NPCs:'''
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** Finalist: ''[[Bell Park, Youth Detective]]'' ([[Brendan Patrick Hennessy]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Choice of the Deathless]]'' ([[Max Gladstone]]; eReader)
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** Finalist: ''[[Ollie Ollie Oxen Free]]'' ([[Carolyn VanEseltine]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Witch's Girl]]'' ([[Geoff Moore]] as "Mostly Useless"; Web browser)
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle:'''
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** Finalist: Maximizing your profit in ''[[Captain Verdeterre's Plunder]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: Getting out of the lab in ''[[Chemistry and Physics]]'' ([[Colin Sandel]] and [[Carolyn VanEseltine]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: Creating the meat monster in ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: Three-latch door in ''[[Faithful Companion]]'' ([[Matt Weiner]]; Z-code)
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** Finalist: Discovering the type of route that works in ''[[Threediopolis]]'' ([[Andrew Schultz]]; Z-code)
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** Finalist: Earning one million dollars in ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
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* '''Best Individual NPC:'''
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** Finalist: -bitmap-zer0- in ''[[Bell Park, Youth Detective]]'' ([[Brendan Patrick Hennessy]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: Captain Verdeterre in ''[[Captain Verdeterre's Plunder]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: Mercy in ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: the ghost in ''[[Faithful Companion]]'' ([[Matt Weiner]]; Z-code)
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** Finalist: Your horse in ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
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* '''Best Individual PC:''' ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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* '''Best Implementation:'''
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** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: ''[[Depression Quest]]'' ([[Zoe Quinn]], [[Patrick Lindsey]], and [[Isaac Schankler]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Robin & Orchid]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]] and [[Emily Boegheim]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Trapped in Time]]'' ([[Simon Christiansen]]; PDF)
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* '''Best Use of Innovation:'''
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** Finalist: ''[[18 Cadence]]'' ([[Aaron A. Reed]]; iPad and Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Castle of the Red Prince]]'' ([[C.E.J. Pacian]]; Z-code)
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** Finalist: ''[[Ex Nihilo]]'' ([[Juhana Leinonen]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Final Girl]]'' ([[Hanon Ondricek]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Sorcery!]]'' ([[Steve Jackson]] and [[inkle]]; smartphone)
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** Finalist: ''[[Trapped in Time]]'' ([[Simon Christiansen]]; PDF)
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* '''Best Technological Development:'''
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** Finalist: [[adv3lite]].
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** Finalist: [[Twine]] 1.4.
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** Finalist: [[Versu]].
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* '''Best Supplemental Materials:'''
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** Finalist: Graphic environment in ''[[18 Cadence]]'' ([[Aaron A. Reed]]; iPad and Web browser)
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** Finalist: Ship plans in ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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** Finalist: Trailer in ''[[Depression Quest]]'' ([[Zoe Quinn]], [[Patrick Lindsey]], and [[Isaac Schankler]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: Multimedia in ''[[Dominique Pamplemousse - It's All Over Once The Fat Lady Sings!]]'' ([[Deirdra Kiai]]; Web browser and MS-Windows, Macintosh, and iPad)
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** Finalist: Cover art in ''[[Hill of Souls]]'' ([[Angela Shah]]; Z-code)
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** Finalist: The Labyrinth's Lament (the comic that establishes the setting) in ''[[The Sixth Sleep]]'' ([[Sloane Leong]]; Web browser)
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==

Revision as of 01:30, 11 March 2014

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Dates

  • The deadline for first-round voting is March 9, 2014.
  • The deadline for second-round voting is April 4, 2014.

2013 XYZZY Awards Finalists

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