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Xyzzy awards 2018: Results

PostPosted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:10 am
by Denk
Today at 1 PM Eastern / 10 AM US-Pacific / 6 PM BST, the Xyzzy awards 2018 winners will be announced on twitter:

No matter who wins, congratulations to The0didactus for being a finalist in two categories with his game Six Silver Bullets. This is the first time an ADRIFT 5 game is a finalist in the Xyzzy awards. Well done! :bravo:

Re: Xyzzy awards 2018: Results

PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:39 am
by Denk
And the winners are ( ):

Best Game: Bogeyman
Best Writing: (TIE) Animalia and Bogeyman
Best Story: Bogeyman
Best Setting: Cannery Vale
Best Puzzles: Junior Arithmancer
Best NPCs: Animalia
Best Individual Puzzle: solving your murder in Erstwhile
Best Individual NPC: The Bogeyman from Bogeyman
Best Individual PC: The Magpie from Alias 'The Magpie'
Best Implementation: Cragne Manor
Best Use of Innovation: I.A.G. Alpha
Best Technological Development: Dialog
Best Use of Multimedia: Bandersnatch

Re: Xyzzy awards 2018: Results

PostPosted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:49 pm
by The0didactus
All told I think I agree with the judges in almost every category. This especially pertains to the tie for "best writing." I couldn't choose between those two with a gun to my head.

Here's hoping we'll see a few adrift nominees next year!