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(Finally, games that feature the XYZZY Awards should be listed here.)
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[[Xyzzy Awards|Xyzzy Award]] winners, by year and by category.
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== 1996 Xyzzy Awards Winners ==
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* '''Best Game''' - ''So Far'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]].
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* '''Best Writing''' - ''So Far'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]].
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* '''Best Story''' - ''Tapestry'', by [[Daniel Ravipinto]].
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* '''Best Setting''' - ''Small World'', by [[Andrew Pontious]].
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* '''Best Puzzles''' - ''So Far'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]].
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* '''Best NPCs''' - ''Kissing the Buddha's Feet'', by [[Leon Lin]].
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle''' - Opening the gate, in ''So Far'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]].
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* '''Best Individual NPC''' - The burin, in ''Frobozz Magic Support'', by [[Nate Cull]].
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== 1997 Xyzzy Awards Winners ==
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The winners were announced in a live, online ceremony on [[ifMUD]]. (Link to transcript should go here.) (Link to the full list of nominees for 1998.)
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* '''Best Game''' - ''Interstate Zero'', by [[Adam Cadre]].
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* '''Best Writing''' - ''Sunset Over Savannah'', [[Ivan Cockrum]].
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* '''Best Story''' - ''Babel'', [[Ian Finley]].
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* '''Best Setting''' - ''A Bear's Night Out'', [[David Dyte]].
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* '''Best Puzzles''' - ''The Edifice'', [[Lucian Smith]].
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* '''Best NPCs''' - ''Frenetic Five vs. Sturm und Drang'', [[Neil deMause]].
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle''' - The language puzzle, in ''The Edifice'', by [[Lucian Smith]].
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* '''Best Individual NPC''' - Bob, in ''She's Got a Thing for a Spring'', by [[Brent VanFossen]].
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* '''Best Individual PC''' - Tracy Valencia, from ''Interstate Zero'', by [[Adam Cadre]].
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* '''Best Use of Medium''' - ''The Tempest'', by [[Graham Nelson]].
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== 1998 Xyzzy Awards Winners ==
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On February 6, 1999, the winners were announced in a live, online ceremony on [[ifMUD]]. (Link to transcript should go here.) (Link to the full list of nominees for 1998.)
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* '''Best Game''' - ''Spider and Web'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
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* '''Best Writing''' - ''Photopia'', by [[Adam Cadre]]
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* '''Best Story''' - ''Photopia'', by [[Adam Cadre]]
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* '''Best Setting''' - ''Anchorhead'', by [[Michael Gentry]]
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* '''Best Puzzles''' - ''Spider and Web'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
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* '''Best NPCs''' - ''Once and Future'', by [[Gerry Kevin Wilson]]
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle''' - Getting out of the chair, from ''Spider and Web'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
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* '''Best Individual NPC''' - The interrogator, in ''Spider and Web'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
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* '''Best Individual PC''' - ''Little Blue Men'', by [[Michael Gentry]]
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* '''Best Use of Medium''' - ''Spider and Web'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
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== Links ==
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* [http://www.xyzzynews.com XYZZY News]
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* [http://www.spod-central.org/~psmith/IF/xyzzies.html http://www.spod-central.org/~psmith/IF/xyzzies.html] - Dylan O'Donnell's page of [[Xyzzy Awards|Xyzzy Award]] nominees and winners

Revision as of 05:36, 25 January 2005

An annual popular-choice award organized by Eileen Mullin of Xyzzy News. The list of winners and finalists can be viewed either by year or by category.

{Some explanation of when the Awards are, which games are eligible, and how the two vote process works could go here.)

(Some explanation of the categories, especially "Best Use of Medium", should go here. Note that two of the categories -- Best Individual PC and Best Use of Medium -- were added after the first year.)

(Links to the ceremony transcripts should go here.)


Xyzzy Award winners, by year and by category.

1996 Xyzzy Awards Winners

1997 Xyzzy Awards Winners

The winners were announced in a live, online ceremony on ifMUD. (Link to transcript should go here.) (Link to the full list of nominees for 1998.)

1998 Xyzzy Awards Winners

On February 6, 1999, the winners were announced in a live, online ceremony on ifMUD. (Link to transcript should go here.) (Link to the full list of nominees for 1998.)

Links