2008-2009 Erin Awards

Please use this form to vote for the games you feel deserve an Erin Award.

Though we cannot tell any detailed information about people using the site (and we would not try to do so) the voting form will check if multiple votes come from the same computer. In the event that someone attempts to vote twice, the ballot will not record additional votes. Note: all user data will be kept confidential and voter records will be deleted after the votes are tallied.

Best PC


Awarded to best player character. A named PC is not a requirement for this category.
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Best NPC


Awarded to the best non-player character.
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Best One-on-One Scene


Awarded to best sex scene involving only two participants.
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Best Threesome/Orgy


Awarded to best sex scene involving more than two participants.
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Hottest Game


Awarded to the game that is most arousing.
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Best Use of Multimedia


Awarded to the game with the best use of images and/or sounds.
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Best Technical Implementation


Awarded to the game that had the cleanest technical implementation and the most ambitious technical design.
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Best Writing

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Most Innovative or Original Game


Awarded to the game that best stretched the limits of the parser, was the most creative in its presentation and best redefined what is considered to be AIF.
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Best Gameplay and/or Puzzles


Awarded to the game with the most enjoyable gameplay and puzzle features.
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Funniest game


Awarded to the funniest game of the year.
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Best New Author


Awarded to the best author whose first game was released in 2008-2009.
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Best Short Game


Awarded to the best 'short' game (generally of the approximate size of a mini-comp game, although the rules are less hard and fast as in a mini-comp) of the year. Note that games eligible for this category are not eligible for “Best Game of the Year”.
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Best Game of the Years

Awarded to the best game from 2008-2009 (not including 'short' games).
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Badman Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award

Please nominate one person to recieve the Badman Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to the AIF community. Previous winners include: Badman, Choices, Newkid, Chris Cole, A. Bomire, Scarlett Herring, and BBBen, so they cannot be nominated.

Also, if you would like, please explain why you have nominated this person for the Badman Award.