Tag Archives: IF Comp 2014

IF Comp 2014: Zest

Zest,  by Fear of Twine (a collective title which will in no way cause confusion with the game jam-ish thing of the same name, comprising Richard Goodness, lectronice and PaperBlurt) is a CYOA Twine piece that bills itself as a management game. … Continue reading

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Best Critical Writing of IF Comp 2014

One of the reasons I like IF Comp is that it prompts an annual Great Flourishing of IF criticism. Outside comp season, writing about IF can be a lonely task: but in Comp season everybody is paying attention to the same … Continue reading

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Comp 2014 Roundup

I have a couple more reviews to write, but those aren’t happening until a little post-comp. So it’s time for a wrap-up post. In line with the trends of the previous few years, there were relatively few utter-bullshit games. Even the games … Continue reading

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IF Comp 2014: With Those We Love Alive

With Those We Love Alive is a choice-based game by Porpentine and Brenda Neotenomie. . . . . .

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IF Comp 2014: Missive

Missive (Joey Fu) is a Twine game about reconstructing someone else’s torrid affair through old letters.

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IF Comp 2014: AlethiCorp

AlethiCorp (Simon Christiansen) is a hand-rolled browser-based thing about near-future corporate surveillance.

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IF Comp 2014: The Black Lily

The Black Lily (Hannes Schueller) is an Inform parser-based game. It goes into some pretty creepy places, the specific nature of which is thoroughly spoilerish, so warnings will appear directly under the cut. This means that I should probably create some buffer space. … Continue reading

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