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== 1996 Xyzzy Awards Winners ==
 
== 1996 Xyzzy Awards Winners ==
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(Link to the full list of nominees for 1996.)
  
 
* '''Best Game''' - ''So Far'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]].
 
* '''Best Game''' - ''So Far'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]].
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle''' - Opening the gate, in ''So Far'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]].
 
* '''Best Individual Puzzle''' - Opening the gate, in ''So Far'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]].
 
* '''Best Individual NPC''' - The burin, in ''Frobozz Magic Support'', by [[Nate Cull]].
 
* '''Best Individual NPC''' - The burin, in ''Frobozz Magic Support'', by [[Nate Cull]].
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== 1997 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.)
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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 1997.)
  
 
* '''Best Game''' - ''Interstate Zero'', by [[Adam Cadre]].
 
* '''Best Game''' - ''Interstate Zero'', by [[Adam Cadre]].
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* '''Best Individual PC''' - Tracy Valencia, from ''Interstate Zero'', by [[Adam Cadre]].
 
* '''Best Individual PC''' - Tracy Valencia, from ''Interstate Zero'', by [[Adam Cadre]].
 
* '''Best Use of Medium''' - ''The Tempest'', by [[Graham Nelson]].
 
* '''Best Use of Medium''' - ''The Tempest'', by [[Graham Nelson]].
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== 1998 Xyzzy Awards Winners ==
 
== 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.)
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On February 6, 1999, the winners were 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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== 1999 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 1999.)
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* '''Best Game''' - ''Varicella'', by [[Adam Cadre]]
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* '''Best Writing''' - ''For a Change'', by [[Dan Schmidt]]
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* '''Best Story''' - ''Worlds Apart'', by [[Suzanne Britton]]
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* '''Best Setting''' - ''Hunter, in Darkness'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
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* '''Best Puzzles''' - ''The Mulldoon Legacy'', by [[Jon Ingold]]
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* '''Best NPCs''' - ''Varicella'', by [[Adam Cadre]]
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle''' - The maze, in ''Hunter, in Darkness'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
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* '''Best Individual NPC''' - Miss Sierra, in ''Varicella'', by [[Adam Cadre]]
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* '''Best Individual PC''' - Primo Varicella, in ''Varicella'', by [[Adam Cadre]]
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* '''Best Use of Medium''' - ''Aisle'', by [[Sam Barlow]]
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== 2000 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 2000.)
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* '''Best Game''' - ''Being Andrew Plotkin'', by [[J. Robinson Wheeler]]
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* '''Best Writing''' - ''Metamorphoses'', by [[Emily Short]]
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* '''Best Story''' - ''My Angel'', by [[Jon Ingold]]
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* '''Best Setting''' - ''Shade'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
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* '''Best Puzzles''' - ''Ad Verbum'', by [[Nick Montfort]]
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* '''Best NPCs''' - ''Being Andrew Plotkin'', by [[J. Robinson Wheeler]]
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* '''Best Individual Puzzle''' - ''Rematch'' (the whole game), by [[Andrew Pontious]]
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* '''Best Individual NPC''' - Galatea, in ''Galatea'', by [[Emily Short]]
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* '''Best Individual PC''' - ''Rameses'', by [[Stephen Bond]]
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* '''Best Use of Medium''' - ''Shrapnel'', by [[Adam Cadre]]
  
* '''Best Game''' - ''Spider and Web'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
 
* '''Best Writing''' - ''Photopia'', by [[Adam Cadre]]
 
* '''Best Story''' - ''Photopia'', by [[Adam Cadre]]
 
* '''Best Setting''' - ''Anchorhead'', by [[Michael Gentry]]
 
* '''Best Puzzles''' - ''Spider and Web'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
 
* '''Best NPCs''' - ''Once and Future'', by [[Gerry Kevin Wilson]]
 
* '''Best Individual Puzzle''' - Getting out of the chair, from ''Spider and Web'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
 
* '''Best Individual NPC''' - The interrogator, in ''Spider and Web'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
 
* '''Best Individual PC''' - ''Little Blue Men'', by [[Michael Gentry]]
 
* '''Best Use of Medium''' - ''Spider and Web'', by [[Andrew Plotkin]]
 
  
 
== Links ==
 
== Links ==
 
* [http://www.xyzzynews.com XYZZY News]
 
* [http://www.xyzzynews.com XYZZY News]
 
* [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
 
* [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 05:52, 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

(Link to the full list of nominees for 1996.)


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 1997.)


1998 Xyzzy Awards Winners

On February 6, 1999, the winners were 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.)


1999 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 1999.)


2000 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 2000.)


Links