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An annual popular-choice award organized by [[Eileen Mullin]] of [[XYZZYnews]].
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An annual popular-choice award formerly organized by [[Eileen Mullin]] of [[XYZZYnews]].
  
 
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The XYZZY Awards are similar to Oscars in the movie business. The awards take place each year in the early spring, with the ceremony occurring online at ifMUD. There are two stages of voting. In the first stage, games are nominated by the IF community for the different categories. Any game that was published in the previous year is eligible for nomination. Games that have been nominated frequently become finalists. In the second stage, members of the community vote on the finalists to pick a winner of each category.
  
{SUGGESTION: Some explanation of when the Awards are, which games are eligible, and how the two vote process works should go here. Information relating to a specific year or category should instead go on the applicable page; see above navigation box. -- [[User:Dswxyz|David Welbourn]] 09:47, 26 Jan 2005 (Central Standard Time))
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==Fine Print==
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* Regarding [[IntroComp]] games: The year that an IntroComp game is completed is the year that game becomes eligible for the XYZZY awards.
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<!-- {SUGGESTION: Some explanation of when the Awards are, which games are eligible, and how the two vote process works should go here. Information relating to a specific year or category should instead go on the applicable page; see above navigation box. -- [[User:Dswxyz|David Welbourn]] 09:47, 26 Jan 2005 (Central Standard Time)) -->
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==Trivia==
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* [[Speed-IF XYZZY]] and [[Speed-IF Century]] were two minicomps that used the XYZZY Awards ceremony as a setting.
  
 
== Links ==
 
== Links ==
* [http://www.xyzzynews.com XYZZYnews] - The IF newssite which hosts the XYZZY Awards.
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* [http://xyzzyawards.org/ XYZZY Awards]. As of February 2010, this is the new website for the XYZZY Awards, beginning with [[XYZZY Awards 2009]].
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* {{dead link|url=http://www.xyzzynews.com|archive=https://web.archive.org/web/20160911092611/http://www.xyzzynews.com/|XYZZYnews}}. The IF newssite which originally hosted the XYZZY Awards for most of its existence.
 
* [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 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 Award nominees and winners.
* [[wikipedia:XYZZY Award]]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XYZZY_Award XYZZY Award] at Wikipedia.
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[[Category:XYZZY Awards]]

Latest revision as of 02:46, 21 December 2016

An annual popular-choice award formerly organized by Eileen Mullin of XYZZYnews.

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Browse the XYZZY Awards either by year:

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See also:

The XYZZY Awards are similar to Oscars in the movie business. The awards take place each year in the early spring, with the ceremony occurring online at ifMUD. There are two stages of voting. In the first stage, games are nominated by the IF community for the different categories. Any game that was published in the previous year is eligible for nomination. Games that have been nominated frequently become finalists. In the second stage, members of the community vote on the finalists to pick a winner of each category.

Fine Print

  • Regarding IntroComp games: The year that an IntroComp game is completed is the year that game becomes eligible for the XYZZY awards.


Trivia

Links

Popular choice awards
Golden Hamster (Russian) • Erins (AIF) • InsideADRIFT AwardsXYZZY Awards