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XYZZY Awards 2022: final results

The votes are in; these are the winners of the 2022 XYZZY Awards, as voted by the community. Thanks to everyone who took part, and congratulations to our winners!

Best Game: According to Cain (Jim Nelson)

Best Writing: The Absence of Miriam Lane (Abigail Corfman)

Best Story: Fairest (Amanda Walker)

Best Setting: Prism (Eliot M.B. Howard)

Best Puzzles: The Bones of Rosalinda (Agnieszka Trzaska)

Best NPCs: Lady Thalia and the Rose of Rocroi (E. Joyce, N. Cormier)

Best Individual Puzzle: the escape room in The Little Match Girl 2: Annus Evertens (Ryan Veeder)

Best Individual NPC: Computerfriend in Computerfriend (Kit Riemer)

Best Individual PC: Bell Park in The Grown-Up Detective Agency (Brendan Patrick Hennessy)

Best Implementation: According to Cain (Jim Nelson)

Best Use of Innovation: The Bones of Rosalinda (Agnieszka Trzaska)

Best Technological Development: Inform 7 build 10.1.0

Best Use of Multimedia: Gent Stickman vs Evil Meat Hand (AZ / ParserCommander)