Being Andrew Plotkin

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IF Comp 2000
3rd of of 53
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XYZZY Awards 2000
Finalist - Best Story, Best Individual PC,
Best Individual NPC, Best Individual Puzzle

A humorous IF parody of the movie Being John Malkovich by "Celie Paradis", the game casts the player as either of the two protagonists Peter and Valerie, as they discover a tunnel leading into the mind of IF author Andrew Plotkin, as well as the truth about their office supervisor.

Being Andrew Plotkin
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Author(s) J. Robinson Wheeler
Publisher(s) n/a
Release date(s) 2000
Authoring system Inform 6
Platform(s) Z-code 5
Language(s) English
License(s) Freeware
Color effects none
Graphics none
Sound/Music none
Cruelty scale Cruelty to be determined

How It Begins

Notable Features


Competition release

  • Being Andrew Plotkin (J. Robinson Wheeler as "Celie Paradis"; 2000; Z-code 5).
    • Release 1 / Serial number 000928 / Inform v6.21 Library 6/10
    • IFID: ZCODE-1-000928-2C24
      IFID links: IFDB
    • IF Comp 2000: 3rd place of 53 entries.
    • XYZZY Awards 2000: Winner of Best Game and Best NPCs. Finalist for Best Individual NPC (Melvin), Best Individual PC, Best Individual Puzzle (the recursive room), and Best Story.
    • Download bap.z5 from the IF Archive - The story file.


General Info




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