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XYZZY Awards for 2002 Games: Thank You for Voting

Second-round voting in the annual XYZZY Awards ended on Friday, February 21.

Stay tuned for the awards ceremony, which will be held Sunday, March 2nd, at 1:30 p.m. Eastern (6:30 p.m. GMT) on the ifMUD


And the Nominees are...

Best game:
1893: A World's Fair Mystery
Earth and Sky 2: Another Earth, Another Sky
Lock & Key
Savoir Faire
Till Death Makes a Monk-Fish Out of Me!

Best writing:
Earth and Sky 2: Another Earth, Another Sky
The Moonlit Tower
Savoir Faire
Till Death Makes a Monk-Fish Out of Me!
When Help Collides

Best story:
Augustine
The Moonlit Tower
Savoir Faire
Till Death Makes a Monk-Fish Out of Me!
When Help Collides

Best setting:
1893: A World's Fair Mystery
Augustine
Earth and Sky 2: Another Earth, Another Sky
The Moonlit Tower
Savoir Faire

Best puzzles:
Earth and Sky 2: Another Earth, Another Sky
Lock & Key
Out of the Study
Savoir Faire
Tookie's Song

Best NPCs:
NPC stands for "non-player character"
Forever Always
The Frenetic Five vs. the Seven Deadly Dwarves
Lock & Key
The PK Girl
Tookie's Song

Best individual puzzle:
Constraints (the maze)
Forever Always (entering the church)
Lock & Key (setting the traps)
Savoir Faire (decoding the letter)
Till Death Makes a Monk-Fish Out of Me! (computer password)

Best individual NPC
Emily, in Earth and Sky 2: Another Earth, Another Sky
Boldo, in Lock & Key
Musculo, in Lock & Key
Charles, in The Temple
Nebusan Sedonkawa, in When Help Collides

Best individual PC:
PC stands for "player character"
Dutch Dapper, in Dutch Dapper IV: The Final Voyage
Goldilocks, in Goldilocks is a FOX!
The janitor, in Janitor
Jack Downer, Photograph
Pierre, from Savoir Faire

Best use of medium:
Earth and Sky 2: Another Earth, Another Sky
Lock & Key
Photograph
Savoir Faire
When Help Collides





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