Baf's Guide is down. What's going on?

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asked Mar 23 in Playing by bg (692 points)
recategorized Mar 27 by Alex

I've seen links to Baf's Guide to Interactive Fiction <> on different websites, but it always seems to be down.

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answered Mar 23 by Juhana (246 points)

Baf's Guide is apparently permanently offline, but when IFDB started it transferred everything from Baf's Guide to its own database. So while Baf's Guide is inaccessible virtually all of its contents are available on IFDB.

If you have a direct link to a game on Baf's Guide, you can search the game on IFDB using Baf's identifier (in addition to the game's name of course) with the search term bafs:xx where xx is the identifier. The identifier is the number in the URL. For example, if you find a link that looks like the identifier is 17. You can search it on IFDB with bafs:17.

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answered Mar 23 by bg (692 points)
edited Mar 23 by bg

Baf's Guide has been down for years. As far as we know, it has been taken down permanently. You're better off going to IFDB or IFWiki for information on interactive fiction works.

You can read a bit more here:

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