22nd Annual Interactive Fiction Competition
As per the "about the Competition" webpage:
- July 1, 2016: Competition website opens for intents to enter.
- September 1, 2016: Last day to submit intents.
- September 28, 2016: Last day to submit entries.
- October 1, 2016: Games are released to the public, and voting begins.
- November 15, 2016: Voting deadline. Competition results are announced shortly afterwards.
All deadlines are at 11:59 PM Eastern time on the given dates.
2016 IF Comp Results
58 games were released on October 1, 2016. Results were announced on November 17, 2016:
- Detectiveland (Robin Johnson).
- Color the Truth (mathbrush).
- Cactus Blue Motel (Astrid Dalmady).
- Stone Harbor (Liza Daly).
- 16 Ways to Kill a Vampire at McDonalds (Abigail Corfman).
- Pogoman GO! (Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman).
- Fair (Hanon Ondricek).
- Night House (Bitter Karella).
- Hill Ridge Lost & Found (Jeremy Pflasterer).
- How to Win at Rock Paper Scissors (Brian Kwak).
- To The Wolves (Els White).
- Ariadne in Aeaea (Victor Ojuel).
- Inside the Facility (Arthur DiBianca).
- The Game of Worlds TOURNAMENT! (Ade).
- The Queen's Menagerie (Chandler Groover).
- Ash (Lee Grey).
- Darkiss! Wrath of the Vampire - Chapter 2: Journey to Hell (Marco Vallarino).
- The Shoe Dept. (Aquanet), tied with
500 Apocalypses (Phantom Williams).
- The Little Lifeform That Could (Fade Manley).
- Eight characters, a number, and a happy ending (K.G. Orphanides).
- Mirror and Queen (Chandler Groover).
- A Time of Tungsten (Devin Raposo).
- SCREW YOU, BEAR DAD! (Xalavier Nelson Jr.).
- Stuff and Nonsense (Felicity Banks).
- Letters (Madison Evans), tied with
Rite of Passage (Arno von Borries).
- Take (Katherine Morayati as "Amelia Pinnolla").
- This is My Memory of First Heartbreak, Which I Can't Quite Piece Back Together (Story, Art, & UX Design by Jenny Goldstick, Development by Stephen Betts and Owen Roberts).
- Black Rock City (Jim Munroe).
- Zigamus: Zombies at Vigamus (Marco Vallarino).
- Tentaculon (Ned Vole).
- Quest for the Traitor Saint (Owlor).
- Evermore (Adam Whybray and Edgar Allan Poe).
- Yes, my mother is... (Skarn).
- Not Another Hero (Cecilia Rosewood).
- Riot (Taylor Johnson).
- Labyrinth of Loci (anbrewk).
- Sigil Reader (Field) (verityvirtue), tied with
Slicker City (Andrew Schultz).
- The Mouse (Naomi Z as "Norbez").
- Ventilator (Peregrine Wade).
- The Skyscraper and the Scar (Diego Freire, Ruber Eaglenest).
- Take Over the World (Marie L. Vibbert).
- The God Device (Andy Joel).
- Theatre People (Michael Kielstra).
- Steam and Sacrilege (Phil McGrail).
- You are standing in a cave... (Caroline Berg).
- The Skull Embroidery (Jeron Paraiso).
- Snake's Game (Nahian Nasir).
- Aether Apeiron: The Zephyra Chronicles (Hippodamus & Company).
- Moonland (BillyJaden).
- Thaxted Havershill And the Golden Wombat (Andrew Brown).
- All I Do is Dream (Megan Stevens).
- Fallen 落葉 Leaves (Adam Bredenberg, Danial Mohammed Khan-Yousufzai).
- Cinnamon Tea (Daffs O'Dill).
- Manlandia (Rob Chateau).
- Toiletworld (Chet Rocketfrak).
2016 Miss Congeniality Awards
These awards were voted by the authors of the entries.
- Reviews - at IFDB.
- Reviews by Sarah Adams.
- Reviews by Adventure Cow.
- Reviews by AnssiR.
- Reviews by Arclight_Dynamo.
- Reviews by Philip Armstrong.
- Reviews by Sam Kabo Ashwell.
- Reviews by BillyJaden.
- Reviews by Greg Boettcher.
- Reviews by Steph Cherrywell.
- Reviews by Lynda Clark.
- Reviews by Wade Clarke.
- Reviews by Mr Creosote.
- Reviews by Bruno Dias.
- Reviews by dgtziea.
- Reviews by Jason Dyer.
- Reviews by Doug Egan.
- Reviews by Fabrizio.
- Live reviews on Twitch by Lynnea Glasser.
- Reviews by Glassrat.
- Overview of IFComp 2016 by Kate Gray at PC Gamer.
- Reviews by Hazel Gold.
- Reviews by Christopher Huang.
- Reviews by Jizaboz.
- Technical Comparisons by Joey Jones.
- Reviews by E. Joyce (The Xenographer).
- Reviews by Linus.
- Reviews by Jacqueline A. Lott.
- Reviews by Cat Manning.
- Reviews by j. marie.
- Reviews by Billy Mays.
- Reviews by Monsieur Bouc.
- Reviews by Carl Muckenhoupt.
- Reviews by perhapsdessert.
- Reviews by Tracy Poff.
- Reviews by Jenni Polodna.
- Reviews by Hannah Powell-Smith.
- Reviews: 1, 2 by Emily Short at Rock Paper Shotgun.
- Reviews on The Short Game podcast.
- Reviews by snowblood.
- Reviews by Mike Snyder on the Video Game Generations podcast.
- Reviews (archived) by Tom Sykes at PC Gamer.
- Reviews by Marie Vibbert.
- Review by Phillipa Warr at Rock Paper Shotgun.
- Reviews by Jake Wildstrom.
- Reviews by Reiko Yukawa.
- Game of Worlds technical postmortemy things by Ade.
- Cactus Blue Motel Postmortem Q&A by Astrid Dalmady.
- Liza Daly on Stone Harbor - Interview of Liza Daly by Emily Short.
- Postmortems for two queens by Chandler Groover.
- Night House postmortem by Bitter Karella.
- Color the Truth by mathbrush.
- A postmortem take by Katherine Morayati.
- Ariadne in Aeaea postmortem by Victor Ojuel.
- FAIR - Postmortem by Hanon Ondricek.
- Hill Ridge Lost & Found -- postmortem by Jeremy Pflasterer.
- Sigil Reader (Field) post-mortem by verityvirtue.
- Rite of Passage postmortem by Arno von Borries.
- "Ventilator" Postmortem by Peregrine Wade.