Monthly Archives: September 2016

ANCIENT MYSTERIES OF IF COMP: The Primrose Path

ANCIENT MYSTERIES OF IF COMP is my attempt, in the run-up to the 2016 IF Competition, to go back over Comp entries which I missed the first time around. Nolan Bonvouloir’s The Primrose Path was released in the 2006 IF Competition, taking a … Continue reading

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ANCIENT MYSTERIES OF IF COMP: Laid Off from the Synesthesia Factory

ANCIENT MYSTERIES OF IF COMP is my attempt, in the run-up to the 2016 IF Competition, to go back over Comp entries which I missed the first time around. Laid Off From The Synesthesia Factory, by Katherine Morayati, placed 30th … Continue reading

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ANCIENT MYSTERIES OF IF COMP: Photograph

  The Interactive Fiction Competition kicks off in a little under three weeks. Since its inception in 1995, IF Comp has spurred the production – or at least served as a convenient platform for – over seven hundred works of IF, … Continue reading

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Introcomp ’16: Spellbound; Some Exceptions for Reasons Unknown

Introcomp, a competition for the opening sections of interactive fiction games, is running through September 10. (Full disclosure: I am married to the comp organiser.) Today: a couple of fantasy parser games.

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