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* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/Apoptosis.zblorb Apoptosis by Kate KcKee]
 
* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/Apoptosis.zblorb Apoptosis by Kate KcKee]
 
* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/Food%20Magic.zblorb Food Magic by Carl Muckenhupt]
 
* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/Food%20Magic.zblorb Food Magic by Carl Muckenhupt]
* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/lobster.z5 Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman]
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* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/lobster.z8 Lobsters on a Plane by Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman - updated 4-3-2010]
* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/mango.zblorb Mango by Aaron Reed, Duncan Bowsman, and Alexei Othenin-Girald]
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* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/mango.zblorb Mango by Aaron Reed, Duncan Bowsman, and Alexei Othenin-Girard]
 
* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/Queuelty.z8 Queuelty by Sarah Morayati - updated 4-3-2010]
 
* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/Queuelty.z8 Queuelty by Sarah Morayati - updated 4-3-2010]
 
* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/Vortex2305.zblorb Vortex 2305 by Jacqueline Ashwell (version 3 - updated-1:05am EDT)]
 
* [https://www.textfyre.com/PAXSpeedIF/Vortex2305.zblorb Vortex 2305 by Jacqueline Ashwell (version 3 - updated-1:05am EDT)]
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* [[Kevin Jackson-Mead]]
 
 
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* [[Christopher Huang]]  
 
* [[Sean Huxter]]
 
* [[Sean Huxter]]
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* [[Harry Kaplan]]
 
* [[Harry Kaplan]]
 
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* [[Dave Lebling]]
 
* [[Dave Lebling]]
 
* [[Juhana Leinonen]]
 
* [[Juhana Leinonen]]
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* [[Jacqueline A. Lott]]
 
* [[Jesse McGrew]]
 
* [[Jesse McGrew]]
 
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In addition to the fans and panelists, a number of Infocom alumni attended, including [[Stu Galley]], Chris Reeve, and Mike Dornbrook.
  
 
== The IF Suite ==
 
== The IF Suite ==
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==See also==
 
==See also==
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* [[PAX Prime 2010]]
 
* [[Get Lamp]]
 
* [[Get Lamp]]
 
* [[IF Outreach]]
 
* [[IF Outreach]]
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== Links ==
 
== Links ==
 
===PAX East 2010 itself===
 
===PAX East 2010 itself===
* [[http://www.paxsite.com/paxeast/ Penny Arcade Expo East]]
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* [http://www.paxsite.com/paxeast/ Penny Arcade Expo East]
* [[http://www.paxsite.com/paxeast/schedule.php PAX East official schedule]]
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* [http://www.paxsite.com/paxeast/schedule.php PAX East official schedule]
  
 
===Blog posts===
 
===Blog posts===
* [http://maga-dogg.livejournal.com/381978.html Post-PAX IF braindump] by [[Sam Kabo Ashwell]].
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* [http://maga-dogg.livejournal.com/381978.html Post-PAX IF braindump] and [http://maga-dogg.livejournal.com/382329.html PAX IF things: Purple Action Blurb Castle] by [[Sam Kabo Ashwell]].
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* [http://www.joltcountry.com/index.php/features/the-pax-east-files-from-the-desk-of-roody-yogurt The PAX East Files: From the Desk of Roody Yogurt] by [[Jon Blask]].
 
* [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/return-from-pax/ Return From PAX], [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/get-lamp-review/ Get Lamp Review], and  [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/if-outreach/ IF Outreach] by [[David Cornelson]].
 
* [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/return-from-pax/ Return From PAX], [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/get-lamp-review/ Get Lamp Review], and  [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/2010/03/30/if-outreach/ IF Outreach] by [[David Cornelson]].
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* [http://twofoldsecret.com/2010/04/01/the-two-worlds-of-pax-east/ The two worlds of PAX East] by [[Chris Klimas]].
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* [http://nitku.net/blog/2010/04/pax-east-vibes/ PAX East vibes] by [[Juhana Leinonen]]
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* [http://isquiesque.livejournal.com/472439.html Yet Another Retrospective on the IF Summit] by [[Jacqueline A. Lott]].
 
* [http://huskyscotsman.livejournal.com/90345.html Busman's holiday] by [[Iain Merrick]].
 
* [http://huskyscotsman.livejournal.com/90345.html Busman's holiday] by [[Iain Merrick]].
* [http://selfasfractal.blogspot.com/2010/04/pax-east.html PAX East] by [[Sarah Morayati]].
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* [http://nickm.com/post/2010/04/pax-blurb/ PAX Blurb] by [[Nick Montfort]].
* [http://paulobrian.livejournal.com/25231.html Prelude to PAX: Drive Like The Wind], [http://paulobrian.livejournal.com/25435.html PAX East Part 1: The Suite Life of Zarf & Co.], and [http://paulobrian.livejournal.com/25752.html PAX East Part 2: There's More At The Door] by [[Paul O'Brian]].
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* [http://selfasfractal.blogspot.com/2010/04/pax-east.html PAX East] and [http://selfasfractal.blogspot.com/2010/04/pax-east-more-miscellany_06.html PAX East: more miscellany] by [[Sarah Morayati]].
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* [http://ministryofpeace.com/blog/?p=474 Second Thoughts on PAX East 2010] by [[Mark Musante]].
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* [http://paulobrian.livejournal.com/25231.html Prelude to PAX: Drive Like The Wind], [http://paulobrian.livejournal.com/25435.html PAX East Part 1: The Suite Life of Zarf & Co.], [http://paulobrian.livejournal.com/25752.html PAX East Part 2: There's More At The Door], [http://paulobrian.livejournal.com/25914.html PAX East Part 3: Do You Like Movie?], and [http://paulobrian.livejournal.com/26345.html PAX East Part 4: Saturday They'll All Be Back Again] by [[Paul O'Brian]].
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* [http://gameshelf.jmac.org/2010/04/pax-east-2010-zarfs-story.html PAX East 2010: Zarf's story] by [[Andrew Plotkin]].
 
* [http://pissylittlesausages.wordpress.com/2010/03/27/pax-east-storytelling-in-if-panel-notes/ PAX East Storytelling in IF Panel Notes] by [[Jenni Polodna]].
 
* [http://pissylittlesausages.wordpress.com/2010/03/27/pax-east-storytelling-in-if-panel-notes/ PAX East Storytelling in IF Panel Notes] by [[Jenni Polodna]].
 
* [http://lacunagame.blogspot.com/2010/03/pax-takeaways.html PAX Takeaways] by [[Aaron A. Reed]].
 
* [http://lacunagame.blogspot.com/2010/03/pax-takeaways.html PAX Takeaways] by [[Aaron A. Reed]].
 
* [http://inventory.getlamp.com/2010/03/31/pax-east-premiere-success/ PAX East Premiere: Success!] by [[Jason Scott]].
 
* [http://inventory.getlamp.com/2010/03/31/pax-east-premiere-success/ PAX East Premiere: Success!] by [[Jason Scott]].
 
* [http://www.joltcountry.com/index.php/features/the-pax-east-files-the-panel The PAX East Files: The Panel] by [[Robb Sherwin]].
 
* [http://www.joltcountry.com/index.php/features/the-pax-east-files-the-panel The PAX East Files: The Panel] by [[Robb Sherwin]].
* [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2010/03/29/pax-closed/ PAX, closed.] and [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2010/04/01/more-post-pax/ More post-PAX] by [[Emily Short]].
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* [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2010/03/29/pax-closed/ PAX, closed.], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2010/04/01/more-post-pax/ More post-PAX], and [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2010/04/13/wil-wheaton-at-pax-east/ Wil Wheaton at PAX East] by [[Emily Short]].
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* [http://granades.com/2010/03/31/i-survived-pax-east/ I Survived PAX East] by [[Stephen Granade]].
 
* [http://siriusstar.livejournal.com/145112.html Pax East!] by [[siriusstar]].
 
* [http://siriusstar.livejournal.com/145112.html Pax East!] by [[siriusstar]].
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===Articles===
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* [http://www.sparkynet.com/spag/backissues/spag58.html#pax IF at PAX East 2010] - [[SPAG]] #58, May 29, 2010. By [[Harry Kaplan]], [[Duncan Bowsman]], and [[Robb Sherwin]].
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===Forum threads===
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* [http://www.joltcountry.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=6023 Text Game: PAX Boston, 2010] - Jolt Country forum.
  
 
===Photos===
 
===Photos===
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/30695675@N07/sets/72157623738564802/ Pictures from IF gatherings at PAX] by [[Ben Collins-Sussman]].
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/30695675@N07/sets/72157623738564802/ Pictures from IF gatherings at PAX] by [[Ben Collins-Sussman]].
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* [http://picasaweb.google.com/david.cornelson/PAXEast# PAX East] and [http://picasaweb.google.com/david.cornelson/Imps#5453200129112234386 Imps] by [[David Cornelson]].
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/48310948@N03/sets/72157623607639899/ PAX East 2010 IF] by [[Juhana Leinonen]].
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/48310948@N03/sets/72157623607639899/ PAX East 2010 IF] by [[Juhana Leinonen]].
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/textfiles/sets/72157623744495804/ PAX East 2010] by [[Jason Scott]].
 
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/textfiles/sets/72157623744495804/ PAX East 2010] by [[Jason Scott]].
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===Video/Audio===
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* [http://inventory.getlamp.com/2010/04/04/pax-east-panel-video-rough-cut/ Video] and [http://inventory.getlamp.com/2010/04/04/audio-only-version-of-get-lamp-pax-east-panel/ audio] of the GET LAMP post-screening panel (recorded by [[Jason Scott]]).
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* [http://gameshelf.jmac.org/2010/04/pax-east-2010-the-if-videos-mo.html Video] of the "Outreach" and "Adaptive Difficulty" panels, plus Purple Blurb (recorded by Jason McIntosh). Also has links to jscott's video, so you can watch 'em all.
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cMjZdByphrE IF Suite playing Speed-IF games] by [[David Cornelson]].
  
 
[[Category:Events]] [[Category:2010]]
 
[[Category:Events]] [[Category:2010]]

Latest revision as of 15:31, 19 January 2011

CONGRATULATIONS EVERYBODY!

We threw an event to remember.


IF Summit 2010 at PAX-East

[Penny Arcade Expo East] -- [PAX East official schedule]


IF-Related Events

Storytelling in the world of interactive fiction
(Friday, March 26th, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Wyvern Theatre (312))

Text adventures have been quietly experimenting with narrative gaming for thirty years. Five authors from the amateur interactive fiction community discuss the design ideas in their games -- reordered storylines, unreliable narrators, deeply responsive NPCs -- and how they apply to other kinds of games. (J. Robinson Wheeler (mod.), Robb Sherwin, Aaron Reed, Emily Short, Andrew Plotkin)

GET LAMP Panel/Screening
(Friday, March 26th, 9:30pm, Naga Theatre (210))

Premiere of Get Lamp!

The current plan: the main GET LAMP episode at 9:30, followed by a panel on stage of people interviewed for the film. (Hosted by Jason Scott. Panel: Steve Meretzky, Dave Lebling, Brian Moriarty, Nick Montfort, Andrew Plotkin, Don Woods)

PAX Speed-IF
(Saturday, March 27th, 1:30pm-2:30 pm, IF Suite)

Write a short IF game in two hours! Actually, we'll give you until 10pm, so you can attend the rest of the convention too. Work alone or in groups. The game theme will be a surprise, but I will provide I7 and TADS 3 templates for people to jump start their work. Included in the template will be standard Infocom spellcasting capabilities which will be required for the Speed-IF. I would actually like as many people as possible to code up at least one minimally implemented spell. We'll share all the coded spells before starting the event. (Hosted by me, David Cornelson)

ClubFloyd Update (from Jacqueline): We'll be playing some of the PAX East Speed IFs over the next ClubFloyd or two. If you didn't attend PAX but want to submit a game, or if you already wrote a game but would like to update your game file, David Cornelson will continue to accept files and update the list below over the next week. See you at 2pm EST on April 3 in the Toyshop on ifMUD!

The Premise, developed in the IF Suite. two hours, GO!
  • Spellcasting
  • Travel trains, plains, taxis, elevators
  • Gravity changes
  • Lobster
  • GET LAMP movie
  • Mangoes
  • Fetuccini
  • Actinic
  • Queue maze
  • Irish Potato Famine
  • Revolutionary War
List of submissions
Dispelling the Invisibility -- IF Outreach
(Saturday, March 27th, 7:00pm-8:00pm, IF Suite)

What's working? What's not working? Why? What hasn't been tried? (Harry Kaplan, moderator; Andrew Plotkin, Jason McIntosh, Chris Dahlen, John Bardinelli)

PAX Speed-IF wrap-up
(Saturday, March 27th, 10:00pm-11:00 pm, IF Suite)

Everybody shows off the games they wrote.

Action Castle!
(Sunday, March 28th, 10:30am-11:30am, Wyvern Theatre (312))

Parsely: Action Castle is the runaway hit of 2009, debuting at GenCon and PAX! Now you can “ GO EAST ” and “ LIGHT LAMP ” with the best of them. Canst thou master Action Castle before death claims thee? Parsely games are inspired by Ye Olde Text Parsers from days of yore, but substituting a live human for the computer parser. This was the secret event at PAX Prime for two years running, coming finally to the light of day with PAX East. Audience participation required!

No Hints Please -- Adaptive Difficulty Strategies
(Sunday, March 28th, 1:30pm-2:30pm, IF Suite)

Jim Munroe, Aaron Reed, Dave Gilbert.

Purple Blurb
(Monday, March 29th, 5:30pm-7:00pm, MIT 14-310 -- map)

Emily Short and Jeremy Freese present IF at MIT. (Purple Blurb hosted by Nick Montfort.)

IF Fans Who Attended

In addition to the fans and panelists, a number of Infocom alumni attended, including Stu Galley, Chris Reeve, and Mike Dornbrook.

The IF Suite

I (zarf) have reserved a large suite on the top floor of the Back Bay Hilton, room number 2305. This shall be called the "People's Republic of Interactive Fiction Hospitality Suite". It is currently open for business, from noon to midnight on Friday and Saturday, March 25-26, and from noon to 4pm on Sunday, March 27.

The plan is to have the door open through Friday, Saturday, and some of Sunday. It will be both a rendezvous/hangout point for mudders and IF community folks, and a publicity center for newcomers interested in IF.

Plans

The room will be open noon to midnight Friday, noon to midnight Saturday, noon to 4 pm Sunday.

  • Chips, soda, M&Ms in mass quantities (Kevin Jackson-Mead and Michael D. Hilborn)
  • Computers to demo games and IF development (Jason Scott)
  • A Speed-IF (see event list above) (Dave Cornelson)
  • In-room panel discussions (see event list above)
  • Badge ribbons for all IF authors and community members: >FROTZ BADGE (Zarf)
  • Badge stickers for any visitors and guests who want 'em: prompt-and-cursor logo >∎ (Rob Wheeler)
  • Sticky nametags "YOU SEE HERE... ___ >SAY HELLO" (Zarf)
  • Fliers advertising the IF Suite, to be left on freebie tables in the convention center (Lea Albaugh)
  • "How to play IF" cheatsheets (postcard-size summary of IF commands, with Rob's art on the back) (Lea Albaugh)
  • Photo printer for wall-of-faces (Ben Collins-Sussman)
  • IF Primer CDs (Robb Sherwin)

People willing to help be room-watchers: (add your name)

  • Andrew Plotkin
  • Robb Sherwin
  • Harry Kaplan, Mary Kaplan (schedule together)
  • Kevin Jackson-Mead
  • Mark Musante
  • David Cornelson
  • J. Robinson Wheeler
  • Emily Short
  • Jake Eakle
  • Jacqueline A. Lott, Sam Kabo Ashwell (schedule together)
  • Dan Shiovitz
  • Stephen Granade
  • Aaron Reed
  • Michael D. Hilborn
  • Kate McKee

See also

Links

PAX East 2010 itself

Blog posts

Articles

Forum threads

Photos

Video/Audio