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* The deadline for first-round voting is March 9, 2014.
 
* The deadline for first-round voting is March 9, 2014.
 
* The deadline for second-round voting is April 4, 2014.
 
* The deadline for second-round voting is April 4, 2014.
* The online award ceremony will be held on ifMUD on April 6, 2014, 1:30 PM Pacific time.
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* The online award ceremony was held on ifMUD on April 6, 2014, 1:30 PM Pacific time.
  
==2013 XYZZY Awards Finalists==
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==2013 XYZZY Awards Winners==
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* '''Best Game: [[Coloratura]]''' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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* '''Best Writing: [[Their angelical understanding]]''' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
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* '''Best Story: [[Solarium]]''' ([[Alan DeNiro]]; Web browser)
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* '''Best Setting: [[Robin & Orchid]]''' ([[Ryan Veeder]] and [[Emily Boegheim]]; Glulx)
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* '''Best Puzzles: [[Coloratura]]''' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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* '''Best NPCs: [[Ollie Ollie Oxen Free]]''' ([[Carolyn VanEseltine]]; Glulx)
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle: Creating the meat monster''' in '''[[Coloratura]]''' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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* '''Best Individual NPC: Captain Verdeterre''' in '''[[Captain Verdeterre's Plunder]]''' ([[Ryan Veeder]]; Glulx)
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* '''Best Individual PC: [[Coloratura]]''' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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* '''Best Implementation: [[Trapped in Time]]''' ([[Simon Christiansen]]; PDF)
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* '''Best Use of Innovation: [[18 Cadence]]''' ([[Aaron A. Reed]]; iPad and Web browser)
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* '''Best Technological Development: [[Twine]] 1.4.'''
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* '''Best Supplemental Materials: Multimedia''' in '''[[Dominique Pamplemousse - It's All Over Once The Fat Lady Sings!]]''' ([[Dietrich Squinkifer]], writing as Deirdra Kiai; Web browser and MS-Windows, Macintosh, and iPad)
  
* '''Best Game:'''
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==2013 XYZZY Awards Winners and Finalists==
** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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* '''Best Game: [[Coloratura]]''' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
  
* '''Best Writing:'''
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* '''Best Writing: [[Their angelical understanding]]''' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
 
** Finalist: ''[[You Will Select a Decision]]'' ([[Brendan Patrick Hennessy]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[You Will Select a Decision]]'' ([[Brendan Patrick Hennessy]]; Web browser)
  
* '''Best Story:'''
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* '''Best Story: [[Solarium]]''' ([[Alan DeNiro]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
** Finalist: ''[[Solarium]]'' ([[Alan DeNiro]]; Web browser)
 
 
** Finalist: ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
  
* '''Best Setting:'''
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* '''Best Setting: [[Robin & Orchid]]''' ([[Ryan Veeder]] and [[Emily Boegheim]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Choice of the Deathless]]'' ([[Max Gladstone]]; eReader)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Choice of the Deathless]]'' ([[Max Gladstone]]; eReader)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
** Finalist: ''[[Robin & Orchid]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]] and [[Emily Boegheim]]; Glulx)
 
 
** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
  
* '''Best Puzzles:'''
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* '''Best Puzzles: [[Coloratura]]''' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Captain Verdeterre's Plunder]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Captain Verdeterre's Plunder]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]]; Glulx)
** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
 
** Finalist: ''[[Threediopolis]]'' ([[Andrew Schultz]]; Z-code)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Threediopolis]]'' ([[Andrew Schultz]]; Z-code)
  
* '''Best NPCs:'''
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* '''Best NPCs: [[Ollie Ollie Oxen Free]]''' ([[Carolyn VanEseltine]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Bell Park, Youth Detective]]'' ([[Brendan Patrick Hennessy]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Bell Park, Youth Detective]]'' ([[Brendan Patrick Hennessy]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Choice of the Deathless]]'' ([[Max Gladstone]]; eReader)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Choice of the Deathless]]'' ([[Max Gladstone]]; eReader)
** Finalist: ''[[Ollie Ollie Oxen Free]]'' ([[Carolyn VanEseltine]]; Glulx)
 
 
** Finalist: ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Witch's Girl]]'' ([[Geoff Moore]] as "Mostly Useless"; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Witch's Girl]]'' ([[Geoff Moore]] as "Mostly Useless"; Web browser)
  
* '''Best Individual Puzzle:'''
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle: Creating the meat monster''' in '''[[Coloratura]]''' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: Maximizing your profit in ''[[Captain Verdeterre's Plunder]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: Maximizing your profit in ''[[Captain Verdeterre's Plunder]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: Getting out of the lab in ''[[Chemistry and Physics]]'' ([[Colin Sandel]] and [[Carolyn VanEseltine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: Getting out of the lab in ''[[Chemistry and Physics]]'' ([[Colin Sandel]] and [[Carolyn VanEseltine]]; Web browser)
** Finalist: Creating the meat monster in ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
 
** Finalist: Three-latch door in ''[[Faithful Companion]]'' ([[Matt Weiner]]; Z-code)
 
** Finalist: Three-latch door in ''[[Faithful Companion]]'' ([[Matt Weiner]]; Z-code)
 
** Finalist: Discovering the type of route that works in ''[[Threediopolis]]'' ([[Andrew Schultz]]; Z-code)
 
** Finalist: Discovering the type of route that works in ''[[Threediopolis]]'' ([[Andrew Schultz]]; Z-code)
 
** Finalist: Earning one million dollars in ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: Earning one million dollars in ''[[ULTRA BUSINESS TYCOON III]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
  
* '''Best Individual NPC:'''
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* '''Best Individual NPC: Captain Verdeterre''' in '''[[Captain Verdeterre's Plunder]]''' ([[Ryan Veeder]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: -bitmap-zer0- in ''[[Bell Park, Youth Detective]]'' ([[Brendan Patrick Hennessy]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: -bitmap-zer0- in ''[[Bell Park, Youth Detective]]'' ([[Brendan Patrick Hennessy]]; Web browser)
** Finalist: Captain Verdeterre in ''[[Captain Verdeterre's Plunder]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]]; Glulx)
 
 
** Finalist: Mercy in ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: Mercy in ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: the ghost in ''[[Faithful Companion]]'' ([[Matt Weiner]]; Z-code)
 
** Finalist: the ghost in ''[[Faithful Companion]]'' ([[Matt Weiner]]; Z-code)
 
** Finalist: Your horse in ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: Your horse in ''[[Horse Master]]'' ([[Tom McHenry]]; Web browser)
  
* '''Best Individual PC:''' ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
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* '''Best Individual PC: [[Coloratura]]''' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
  
* '''Best Implementation:'''
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* '''Best Implementation: [[Trapped in Time]]''' ([[Simon Christiansen]]; PDF)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Depression Quest]]'' ([[Zoe Quinn]], [[Patrick Lindsey]], and [[Isaac Schankler]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Depression Quest]]'' ([[Zoe Quinn]], [[Patrick Lindsey]], and [[Isaac Schankler]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Robin & Orchid]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]] and [[Emily Boegheim]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Robin & Orchid]]'' ([[Ryan Veeder]] and [[Emily Boegheim]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Their angelical understanding]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web browser)
** Finalist: ''[[Trapped in Time]]'' ([[Simon Christiansen]]; PDF)
 
  
* '''Best Use of Innovation:'''
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* '''Best Use of Innovation: [[18 Cadence]]''' ([[Aaron A. Reed]]; iPad and Web browser)
** 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)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Castle of the Red Prince]]'' ([[C.E.J. Pacian]]; Z-code)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Ex Nihilo]]'' ([[Juhana Leinonen]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Ex Nihilo]]'' ([[Juhana Leinonen]]; Web browser)
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** Finalist: ''[[Trapped in Time]]'' ([[Simon Christiansen]]; PDF)
 
** Finalist: ''[[Trapped in Time]]'' ([[Simon Christiansen]]; PDF)
  
* '''Best Technological Development:'''
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* '''Best Technological Development: [[Twine]] 1.4.'''
 
** Finalist: [[adv3lite]].
 
** Finalist: [[adv3lite]].
** Finalist: [[Twine]] 1.4.
 
 
** Finalist: [[Versu]].
 
** Finalist: [[Versu]].
  
* '''Best Supplemental Materials:'''
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* '''Best Supplemental Materials: Multimedia''' in '''[[Dominique Pamplemousse - It's All Over Once The Fat Lady Sings!]]''' ([[Dietrich Squinkifer]], writing as Deirdra Kiai; Web browser and MS-Windows, Macintosh, and iPad)
 
** Finalist: Graphic environment in ''[[18 Cadence]]'' ([[Aaron A. Reed]]; iPad and Web browser)
 
** Finalist: Graphic environment in ''[[18 Cadence]]'' ([[Aaron A. Reed]]; iPad and Web browser)
 
** Finalist: Ship plans in ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: Ship plans in ''[[Coloratura]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Glulx)
 
** Finalist: Trailer in ''[[Depression Quest]]'' ([[Zoe Quinn]], [[Patrick Lindsey]], and [[Isaac Schankler]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: Trailer in ''[[Depression Quest]]'' ([[Zoe Quinn]], [[Patrick Lindsey]], and [[Isaac Schankler]]; Web browser)
** Finalist: Multimedia in ''[[Dominique Pamplemousse - It's All Over Once The Fat Lady Sings!]]'' ([[Deirdra Kiai]]; Web browser and MS-Windows, Macintosh, and iPad)
 
 
** Finalist: Cover art in ''[[Hill of Souls]]'' ([[Angela Shah]]; Z-code)
 
** Finalist: Cover art in ''[[Hill of Souls]]'' ([[Angela Shah]]; Z-code)
 
** Finalist: The Labyrinth's Lament (the comic that establishes the setting) in ''[[The Sixth Sleep]]'' ([[Sloane Leong]]; Web browser)
 
** Finalist: The Labyrinth's Lament (the comic that establishes the setting) in ''[[The Sixth Sleep]]'' ([[Sloane Leong]]; Web browser)
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
* '''[http://xyzzyawards.org/ XYZZY Awards]'''. The main site.
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* '''[http://xyzzyawards.org/ XYZZY Awards]'''. The main site. With [http://xyzzyawards.org/?p=273 the results] and a [http://xyzzyawards.org/transcripts/xyzzys2013.html transcript] of the ceremony.
* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=11585 XYZZY Awards 2013: first round open] - Interactive Fiction Community Forum, February 17, 2014.
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* [http://ifdb.tads.org/viewcomp?id=6on8cn4isv3r4gwj 2013 XYZZY Awards] - at [[IFDB]].
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* Interactive Fiction Community Forum threads:
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** [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=11585 XYZZY Awards 2013: first round open] - February 17, 2014.
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** [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=11920 XYZZY Awards, Second Round / FLAWLESS VICTORY] - March 10, 2014.
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** [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=12052 XYZZY Awards ceremony] - March 14, 2014.
  
 
===Reviews===
 
===Reviews===
 
* [http://xyzzyawards.org/?cat=119 The Pseudo-Official XYZZY Awards Reviews, 2013 Edition].
 
* [http://xyzzyawards.org/?cat=119 The Pseudo-Official XYZZY Awards Reviews, 2013 Edition].
 
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