"Which IF games do you recommend?" Here's how some people have answered that question:
- Sam Kabo Ashwell: recommended/favourites list (archived).
- Suzanne Britton: The Best of Interactive Fiction (archived).
- Stephen Bond: My Favourite and Least Favourite IF (archived).
- Michael Feir: Rising From Time's Ashes, The Best Free Interactive Fiction Of The Century (archived).
- Yoon Ha Lee: recommended list.
- Jimmy Maher: Suggested Works of Modern IF. This is Chapter 10 of his thesis "Let's Tell a Story Together".
- Eric Mayer: ADRIFT Game Recommendations.
- Nick Montfort: Suggestions for IF newcomers.
- Emily Short: Recommended Playing List.
- IFDB (website), the Interactive Fiction Database, which can recommend games based on your ratings of previous games you've played. Also has lists of recommended games created by the users.
- The Interactive Fiction Top 50 list in 2011, based on intfiction.org readers' responses to a questionnaire by Victor Gijsbers.
- IF Ratings, a collaborative IF recommendation site.
- Home of the Underdogs#Hall of Belated Fame, Interactive Fiction Inductees
- Discussions about recommended games on the rec.arts.int-fiction newsgroup.
- Interactive Fiction Reviews Organization, a community IF reviews site.