Andrew Plotkin

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Andrew Plotkin

Name: Andrew Plotkin

Born: May 15, 1970, in Syracuse, New York, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • Interactive fiction writer, known as Zarf, a central figure in the modern interactive fiction (IF) community.
  • Computer programmer and game designer.

Honors and awards

  • XYZZY Award for Best Setting in his game Shade (2000).
  • Winner of the XYZZY Awards for Best Individual Puzzle and Best Setting (1999).
  • Winner of many XYZZY Awards (1988) including for Best Game.