Key & Compass presents:
A Night At The XYZZYies
by John Cater

A Night At The XYZZYies is a Z-machine interactive fictiong game written with Inform 6 and is © 2001 by John Cater. It was a participant in the Speed-IF XYZZY event.

In this game, you're attending the 2000 XYZZY Awards when the MC, inky, announces that their one-of-a-kind trophies have disappeared and there will be no XYZZY awards this year. Everyone leaves the auditorium, but you vow to find those trophies if it's the last thing you do! The XYZZYies must go on!

This solution is by David Welbourn, and is based on Release 1 of the game.


North Cornerof theAuditoriumBuilding Alleyway MassiveAuditorium Back Stageat theXYZZYies OutsidetheAuditorium South Cornerof theAuditoriumBuilding AuditoriumStage


Massive Auditorium

Lots of scenery to look through.

> x stage. x pillars. x podium. x seats. x spotlights. x murals. w.

Outside the Auditorium

> x ropes. s. n. n. s. e. e.

Auditorium Stage

> x step. x curtains. n.

Back Stage at the XYZZYies

> x table. x wheel. x clothes. x papers. x trophy. x case. open case. n.


> x dumpster. open it. x ramen. take ramen. x trophies. take trophies.

*** You have won ***




Thank You to my Patreon supporters

This walkthrough is provided free of charge since I wrote this walkthrough prior to January 2015 when I began my Patreon account, and also because the work it's based on has less than fifteen locations (so I wouldn't have charged for it anyway). I've since reformatted this walkthrough to use my currently preferred style. I hope you enjoy it!

I'm still creating new walkthroughs! Larger ones too! Please visit my Patreon account if you're interested in helping me create more interactive fiction walkthroughs. I appreciate all the help I can get! Thanks again.