Monthly Archives: October 2018

IF Comp 2018: Devotionalia

I started playing Devotionalia over lunch. Lunch was cheesy ramen. I had to stop within five minutes because the two experiences were not aesthetically compatible. Like a lot of weird fiction, this is a mood piece rather than a plot … Continue reading

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IF Comp 2018: Abbess Otilia’s Life and Death

Next up in the Comp: Abbess Otilia’s Life and Death by A.B., a choice-based game presented as a medieval illuminated text. This is a work that was very obviously inspired by Harmonia (although it’s made in Twine rather than Windrift): it’s presented … Continue reading

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IF Comp 2018: Within a circle of water and sand

Within a circle of water and sand is a choice-based game by Romain. This a Polynesian fantasy, a story about a people who use outrigger canoes to cross vast tropical oceans and have names with (C)V(V) phonology. The protagonist is … Continue reading

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IF Comp 2018: Charming

IF Comp 2018 is upon us. (It’s been upon us for a while, but I was traveling and then sick). I’ve got a blurb-reviewing post brewing, as in previous years, but it’s coming along slowly: accordingly, I’m just going to … Continue reading

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