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XYZZY Awards: 2001 Finalists

The award ceremony will take place on Saturday, March 9th on the ifMUD at 4:00 Eastern Time (New York), which is 9:00 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time.


And the Finalists are...

Best game:
All Roads
Best of Three
Fallacy of Dawn
First Things First
Pytho's Mask

Best writing:
All Roads
Best of Three
Fallacy of Dawn
No Time to Squeal
Pytho's Mask

Best story: (since there was a tie, we have 6 nominees)
All Roads
Fallacy of Dawn
First Things First
Pytho's Mask
Vicious Cycles
Voices

Best setting: (since there was a tie, we have 6 nominees)
All Roads
Fallacy of Dawn
Fine Tuned
Heroes
Pytho's Mask
Textfire Golf

Best puzzles: (since there was a tie, we have 6 nominees)
Degeneracy
First Things First
Stiffy Makane: The Undiscovered Country
The Gostak
The Weapon
Vicious Cycles

Best NPCs (Non-Player Characters):
Best of Three
Fallacy of Dawn
Pytho's Mask
Textfire Golf
You Are Here

Best individual puzzle: (since there was a tie, we have 6 nominees)
All Roads (the birds)
Pytho's Mask (switching the glasses)
Silicon Castles (the chess game)
Textfire Golf (no specific puzzle identified)
The Gostak (deciphering the language)
Vicious Cycles (disarming the bomb)

Best individual NPC
Grant Stern, from Best Of Three
Yahoweh Porn, from Fallacy of Dawn
Space Moose, from Stiffy Makane: The Undiscovered Country
Droke, from The Gostak
Cheryl, from The Weapon

Best individual PC (Player Character):
Aubrey Foil in Beetmonger's Journal
Best Of Three
Delarion Yar in Fallacy of Dawn
Troy Sterling in Fine Tuned
The kissing bandit from Tale of the Kissing Bandit

Best use of medium:
Best of Three
Heroes
Pick Up The Phone Booth and Aisle
Textfire Golf
The Gostak