19th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition
As per the competition schedule webpage.
- June 25: The web site is open for business.
- September 1: Deadline for submission of intents.
- September 28: Deadline for entries.
- September 29: Entries released to the public.
- November 15: Voting deadline.
Deadlines are at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Standard Time on the day listed above.
35 games were released on 29-Sep-2013 (not counting one disqualified game):
- 100,000 years (Pierre Chevalier; Web).
- 9Lives (InformStorm; Z-code).
- Autumn's Daughter (Devolution Games; Web).
- Bell Park, Youth Detective (Brendan Patrick Hennessy; Web).
- Blood on the Heather (Tia Orisney; Web).
- Captain Verdeterre's Plunder (Ryan Veeder; Glulx).
- The Cardew House (Andrew Brown; Glulx).
- The Challenge (ViRALiTY; Web).
- Coloratura (Lynnea Glasser; Glulx).
- Dad vs. Unicorn (PaperBlurt; Web).
- Dream Pieces (Iam Curio; Quest).
- Final Girl (Hanon Ondricek; Web).
- Further (Will Hines; Z-code).
- The House at the End of Rosewood Street (Michael Thomét; Glulx).
- Impostor Syndrome (Georgiana Bourbonnais; Web).
- Machine of Death (Hulk Handsome; Web).
- Mazredugin (Jim Q. Pfygx-Vobk; Glulx).
- Moquette (Alex Warren; Web).
- Mrs. Wobbles & The Tangerine House (Mark Marino; Web).
- Ollie Ollie Oxen Free (Carolyn VanEseltine; Glulx).
- Our Boys in Uniform (Megan Stevens; Web).
- The Paper Bag Princess (Adri; Z-code).
- Reels (Tyler Zahnke; Web).
- Robin & Orchid (Ryan Veeder and Emily Boegheim; Glulx).
- Sam and Leo Go To The Bodega (Richard Goodness; Web).
- Saving John (Josephine Tsay; Web).
- Solarium (Alan DeNiro; Web).
- Tex Bonaventure and the Temple of the Water of Life (Truthcraze; Glulx).
- Their angelical understanding (Porpentine; Web).
- Threediopolis (Andrew Schultz; Z-code).
- Trapped in Time (Simon Christiansen; PDF).
- Vulse (Rob Parker; Web).
- Who Among Us (Tia Orisney; Web).
- A Wind Blown from Paradise (N.C. Hunter Hayden; Glulx).
- The Wizard's Apprentice (Alex Freeman; TADS 2).
- The Legend of Robin Hood (Craig Dutton; Web). Disqualified for violation of Author Rule 4. It was publicly released before the competition began.
SPOILER WARNING: the following links contain (potentially spoilery) reviews of games from this IF Comp. You might prefer to wait until you've played the games before reading them, if you intend to judge the competition and don't want to be influenced.
- Reviews - at IFDB.
- Reviews (in Russian) - at the Russian IF forum.
- Reviews by Philip Armstrong.
- Reviews by Sam Kabo Ashwell.
- Reviews (in German) by Martin Barth.
- Reviews by Wade Clarke.
- Reviews (in English and Italian) by Francesco Cordella.
- Reviews by Mr Creosote.
- Reviews by Robert DeFord.
- Reviews by deubelba.
- Reviews by Doug Egan.
- Reviews by Elizabeth (runnerchild).
- Reviews by Victor Gijsbers.
- Reviews by Marco Innocenti.
- Reviews by Joey Jones.
- Reviews by E. Joyce (The Xenographer).
- Reviews by Leland Paul Kusmer.
- Reviews by Jason Lautzenheiser.
- Reviews by Paul Lee.
- Reviews by Michael Martin.
- Reviews by mindbling.
- Reviews by Carl Muckenhoupt.
- Reviews by Adam Myers.
- Reviews by PaulS.
- Reviews by Peter Pears.
- Reviews by Jenni Polodna.
- Reviews by Chris Priestman.
- Reviews by Brooks Reeves.
- Reviews by Katie Rivard.
- Reviews by Colin Sandel.
- Reviews by Emily Short.
- Reviews by Space Giraffe.
- Reviews by Steven Watson.
- Reviews by Jake Wildstrom.