Monthly Archives: November 2015

IF Comp 2015: Crossroads

Crossroads (Cat Manning) is an atmospheric piece about going into a wood to make a bargain with a witch. The protagonist is highly variable and often pretty vague: what they’re bargaining for varies broadly, and isn’t always explicitly defined even once you’ve chosen it. … Continue reading

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IF Comp 2015: Grimm’s Godfather

Grimm’s Godfather (Gabby Wu) is a short graphic novel retelling a story from the Brothers Grimm. A father must choose God, the Devil or Death as his thirteenth son’s godfather; this is your first choice. The story plays out much the same … Continue reading

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IF Comp 2015: The Baker of Shireton

In The Baker of Shireton (Hanon Ondricek) you play the eponymous baker in a fantasy MUD or MMORPG. The basic joke is pretty much the same as that of Zork: A Troll’s-Eye View: you’re a bit-part NPC in a world designed around someone else’s … Continue reading

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