Andrew Plotkin

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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.

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