Monthly Archives: February 2015

ParserComp: Terminator Chaser

Next up: Terminator Chaser (Bruno Dias). This is going to involve plenty of spoilers. Story: This starts out as one of the most traditional of parser plots: a PC alone in a hostile, austere extra-terrestrial environment, dealing with machines. I’m instinctively averse to … Continue reading

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ParserComp: Delphina’s House

ParserComp is an interactive fiction minicomp/longform-game-jam run by Carolyn VanEseltine, focused on games with parser input. One of its features is that voting is done by category, with awards in Writing, Puzzles, Story, Technical, Theme and Overall, each scored on … Continue reading

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Interactive Fiction Database Roundup

…in which I go back through my long-neglected IFDB to-play list and tick a few entries off.   dirty words in the dictionary (hcgoldsmith): an exploration of gaps, omissions, lacunae, and loops with regard to sex-words in Samuel Johnson’s 1755 “Dictionary … Continue reading

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