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* [[15th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition/Play online|Play them online!]]
 
* [[15th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition/Play online|Play them online!]]
 
* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/browse_thread/thread/2abe5b5050a4f527/5e066a2bea4ecfcb The 2009 Interactive Fiction Competition is Underway] - RGIF thread, October 1, 2009.
 
* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.games.int-fiction/browse_thread/thread/2abe5b5050a4f527/5e066a2bea4ecfcb The 2009 Interactive Fiction Competition is Underway] - RGIF thread, October 1, 2009.
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* [http://ifdb.tads.org/viewcomp?id=oonubvcrjnkfk9vc IF Comp 2009] at [[IFDB]].
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===Reviews===
 
===Reviews===
 
''See also: [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/03/if-comp-reviews/ list of IF Comp Reviews] at Emily Short's blog, [http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AgHncBxQ5mj4dGdEZTMzTkZ1a0tDQlp4a21nWDlTRFE&hl=en Review matrix (Google doc)] by [[George Shannon]], and [http://yhlee.livejournal.com/1585896.html Links to IFComp09 reviews, sorted by game] at Yoon Ha Lee's blog.''
 
''See also: [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/03/if-comp-reviews/ list of IF Comp Reviews] at Emily Short's blog, [http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0AgHncBxQ5mj4dGdEZTMzTkZ1a0tDQlp4a21nWDlTRFE&hl=en Review matrix (Google doc)] by [[George Shannon]], and [http://yhlee.livejournal.com/1585896.html Links to IFComp09 reviews, sorted by game] at Yoon Ha Lee's blog.''
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* [http://maga-dogg.livejournal.com/tag/comp09 Reviews] by [[Sam Kabo Ashwell]].
 
* [http://maga-dogg.livejournal.com/tag/comp09 Reviews] by [[Sam Kabo Ashwell]].
 
* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=817 Reviews] by [[Renee Choba]].
 
* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=817 Reviews] by [[Renee Choba]].
* [http://minimumsafedistance.org/ Reviews] by [[Riff Conner]].
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* {{link|url=https://minimumsafedistance.org/?s=if+comp+09&submit=Search|archive=https://web.archive.org/web/20161207030053/https://minimumsafedistance.org/?s=if+comp+09&submit=Search|Reviews}} by [[Riff Conner]].
* [http://onewetsneaker.wordpress.com/tag/if-comp-09/ Reviews] by [[Conrad Cook]].
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* [http://onewetsneaker.wordpress.com/tag/if-comp-09/ Reviews] by [[Conrad]].
 
* [http://www.infodarkness.com/if/ifcomp2009.html Reviews] by [[Dark Star]].
 
* [http://www.infodarkness.com/if/ifcomp2009.html Reviews] by [[Dark Star]].
 
* [http://anothermrlizard.wordpress.com/category/interactive-fiction/if-comp-09/ Reviews] by [[Ben Dixon]].
 
* [http://anothermrlizard.wordpress.com/category/interactive-fiction/if-comp-09/ Reviews] by [[Ben Dixon]].
* [http://georgedorn.livejournal.com/tag/ifcomp09 Reviews] by [[George Dorn]].
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* {{link|url=http://georgedorn.livejournal.com/171453.html|Intro}} and {{link|url=http://georgedorn.livejournal.com/tag/ifcomp09|reviews}} by [[George Dorn]].
 
* [http://runnerchild.livejournal.com/tag/ifcomp2009 Reviews] by [[Elizabeth]] (runnerchild).
 
* [http://runnerchild.livejournal.com/tag/ifcomp2009 Reviews] by [[Elizabeth]] (runnerchild).
 
* [http://gruelove.wordpress.com/category/if-comp-2009/ Reviews] by [[Shane Fitzgerald-Gale]].
 
* [http://gruelove.wordpress.com/category/if-comp-2009/ Reviews] by [[Shane Fitzgerald-Gale]].
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* [http://jeremyfreese.wordpress.com/category/ifcomp2009/ Reviews] by [[Jeremy Freese]] and [[reviewslinger]].
 
* [http://jeremyfreese.wordpress.com/category/ifcomp2009/ Reviews] by [[Jeremy Freese]] and [[reviewslinger]].
 
* [http://islemaster.wordpress.com/tag/ifcomp-2009/ Reviews] by [[FrozenIsles Productions]].
 
* [http://islemaster.wordpress.com/tag/ifcomp-2009/ Reviews] by [[FrozenIsles Productions]].
* [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com Reviews] by [[Victor Gijsbers]].
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* [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/thoughts-as-if-comp-begins.html Reviews: intro], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-hangover.html 1], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-trap-cave.html 2], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-ascot.html 3], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-duel-in-snow.html 4], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-duel-in-snow-appendix.html 5], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-grand-quest.html 6], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-grand-quest-appendix.html 7], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-gleaming-verb.html 8], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-interface.html 9], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-earl-grey.html 10], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-byzantine-perspective.html 11], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-yon-astounding-castle-of.html 12], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-grounded-in-space.html 13], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-spelunkers-quest.html 14], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-condemned.html 15], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-believable-adventures-of.html 16], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-snowquest.html 17], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-zork-buried-chaos.html 18], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-gator-on-friend-to.html 19], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-eruption.html 20], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-star-hunter.html 21], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-beta-tester.html 22], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-duel-that-spanned-ages.html 23], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-resonance.html 24], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-broken-legs.html 25], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-rovers-day-out.html 26], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-rovers-day-out-second.html 27], [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-competition-final-thoughts.html final thoughts], and [http://gamingphilosopher.blogspot.com/2009/11/if-competition-final-results.html final results] by [[Victor Gijsbers]].
* [http://www.octopusoverlords.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=70282 Reviews] by [[Hipolito]].
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* [http://www.octopusoverlords.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=70282 Reviews] by [[Hipolito]].
* [http://nbhorvath.blogspot.com/ Reviews] by [[N. B. Horvath]].
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* [http://nbhorvath.blogspot.com/2009/11/reviews-of-selected-2009-if-comp-games.html Reviews: 1] and [http://nbhorvath.blogspot.com/2009/11/favorite-wacky-moment-from-2009-if-comp.html 2] by [[N. B. Horvath]].
 
* [http://www.ricordius.com/others/ifcomp09/index.html Reviews] by [[Christopher Huang]].
 
* [http://www.ricordius.com/others/ifcomp09/index.html Reviews] by [[Christopher Huang]].
 
* [http://cobaltnine.dreamwidth.org/tag/ifcomp2009 Reviews] by [[Imrihamun]] (Cobaltnine).
 
* [http://cobaltnine.dreamwidth.org/tag/ifcomp2009 Reviews] by [[Imrihamun]] (Cobaltnine).
 
* [http://houseinrlyeh.blogspot.com/search/label/if%20comp%202009 Reviews] by [[Denis Klotz]].
 
* [http://houseinrlyeh.blogspot.com/search/label/if%20comp%202009 Reviews] by [[Denis Klotz]].
* [http://forum.ifiction.ru/viewtopic.php?id=1270 Reviews (in Russian)] and [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3192 Baf's Guide reviews: 1], [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3197 2], [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3202 3], [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3213 4], and [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3215 5] by [[Valentine Kopteltsev]] (uux).
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* [http://forum.ifiction.ru/viewtopic.php?id=1270 Reviews (in Russian)] and [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3192 Baf's Guide reviews: 1], [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3194 2], [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3197 3], [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3198 4], [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3200 5], [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3201 6], [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3202 7], [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3213 8], and [http://www.wurb.com/if/game/3215 9] by [[Valentine Kopteltsev]] (uux).
* [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/ Reviews] by [[Amanda Lange]].
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* [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/interactive-fiction-comp.html Reviews: intro], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-gleaming-verb.html 1], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-beta-tester.html 2], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-byzantine-perspective.html 3], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-eruption.html 4], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-rovers-day-out.html 5], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-duel-in-snow.html 6], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-earl-gry.html 7], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-grounded-in-space.html 8], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-ascot.html 9], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-zork-buried-chaos.html 10], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-spelunkers-quest.html 11], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-yon-astounding-castle-of.html 12], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-believable-adventures-of.html 13], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-trap-cave-and-hangover.html 14], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-grand-quest.html 15], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-broken-legs.html 16], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-snowquest.html 17], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/10/if-comp-2009-star-hunter.html 18], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/11/if-comp-2009-interface.html 19], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/11/if-comp-2009-gator-on-friend-to.html 20], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/11/if-comp-2009-duel-that-spanned-ages.html 21], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/11/if-comp-2009-condemned.html 22], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/11/if-comp-2009-resonance.html 23], [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/11/if-comp-2009-what-i-learned.html what I learned], and [http://second-truth.blogspot.com/2009/11/if-comp-results.html results] by [[Amanda Lange]].
* [http://yhlee.livejournal.com/tag/ifcomp2009 Reviews] by [[Yoon Ha Lee]].
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* {{dead link|url=http://yhlee.livejournal.com/tag/ifcomp2009|Reviews}} by [[Yoon Ha Lee]].
* [http://nitku.net/blog/category/reviews/ifcomp-2009/ Reviews] by [[Juhana Leinonen]].
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* {{link|url=http://nitku.net/blog/tag/comp09/|archive=https://web.archive.org/web/20160610125120/http://nitku.net/blog/tag/comp09/|Reviews}} by [[Juhana Leinonen]].
 
* [http://mcmartin.livejournal.com/tag/comp09 Reviews] by [[Michael Martin]].
 
* [http://mcmartin.livejournal.com/tag/comp09 Reviews] by [[Michael Martin]].
 
* [http://foro.caad.es/viewtopic.php?p=40574#p40574 Reviews (in Spanish)] by [[Mastodon]] - at the [[CAAD]] forum.
 
* [http://foro.caad.es/viewtopic.php?p=40574#p40574 Reviews (in Spanish)] by [[Mastodon]] - at the [[CAAD]] forum.
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* [http://www.the-wabe.com/if-comp-2009/ Reviews] by [[Rob Menke]].
 
* [http://www.the-wabe.com/if-comp-2009/ Reviews] by [[Rob Menke]].
 
* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=838 Reviews] by [[George Oliver]].
 
* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=838 Reviews] by [[George Oliver]].
* [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/ Reviews] by [[Wesley Osam]].
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* [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=352 Reviews: 1], [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=353 2], [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=356 3], [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=357 4], [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=358 5], [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=359 6], [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=361 7], [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=362 8], [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=363 9], and [http://www.superdoomedplanet.com/blog/?p=372 10] by [[Wesley Osam]].
* [http://gpenrose.wordpress.com/ Reviews] by [[George Penrose]].
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* [http://gpenrose.wordpress.com/2009/10/ Reviews] by [[George Penrose]].
 
* [http://pissylittlesausages.wordpress.com/tag/if-comp-09/ Reviews] by [[Jenni Polodna]].
 
* [http://pissylittlesausages.wordpress.com/tag/if-comp-09/ Reviews] by [[Jenni Polodna]].
* [http://twoswallows.com/interactive-fiction/tag/ifcomp09/ Reviews] by [[Rhian]].
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* [http://twoswallows.com/interactive-fiction/reviews/if-comp-2009/ Reviews] by [[Rhian]].
 
* [http://newlin.wordpress.com/category/if-comp-09/ Reviews] by [[George Shannon]].
 
* [http://newlin.wordpress.com/category/if-comp-09/ Reviews] by [[George Shannon]].
 
* [http://inky.org/if/comp09.html Reviews] by [[Dan Shiovitz]].
 
* [http://inky.org/if/comp09.html Reviews] by [[Dan Shiovitz]].
* [http://emshort.wordpress.com/ Reviews] by [[Emily Short]].
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* [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/02/if-comp-2009-gleaming-the-cube/ Reviews: 1], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/03/if-comp-2009-eruption/ 2], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/04/if-comp-2009-the-duel-in-the-snow/ 3], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/06/if-comp-2009-earl-grey/ 4], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/07/if-comp-2009-the-duel-that-spanned-the-ages/ 5], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/if-comp-2009-byzantine-perspective/ 6], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/09/if-comp-2009-snowquest/ 7], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/09/if-comp-2009-spelunkers-quest/ 8], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/10/if-comp-2009-the-believable-adventures-of-an-invisible-man/ 9], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/10/if-comp-2009-broken-legs/ 10], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/11/if-comp-2009-interface/ 11], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/12/if-comp-2009-resonance/ 12], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/13/if-comp-2009-rovers-day-out/ 13], [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/14/if-comp-2009-grounded-in-space/ 14], and [http://emshort.wordpress.com/2009/10/15/if-comp-2009-summary-necessarily-lightly-spoilery/ overview] by [[Emily Short]].
 
* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=816&start=10 Reviews] by [[Mike Snyder]].
 
* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=816&start=10 Reviews] by [[Mike Snyder]].
* [http://proactiveapathy.wordpress.com/ Reviews] by [[tenjouutena]].
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* [http://proactiveapathy.wordpress.com/2009/10/03/interactive-fiction-2009-judging/ Reviews: intro], [http://proactiveapathy.wordpress.com/2009/10/03/if-2009-trap-cave/ 1], [http://proactiveapathy.wordpress.com/2009/10/03/if-2009-interface/ 2], [http://proactiveapathy.wordpress.com/2009/10/03/if-2009-byzantine-perspective/ 3], [http://proactiveapathy.wordpress.com/2009/10/03/if-2009-gleaming-the-verb/ 4], [http://proactiveapathy.wordpress.com/2009/10/04/if-2009-the-believable-adventures-of-an-invisible-man/ 5], [http://proactiveapathy.wordpress.com/2009/10/05/if-2009-the-ascot/ 6], [http://proactiveapathy.wordpress.com/2009/10/05/if-2009-earl-grey/ 7], and [http://proactiveapathy.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/if-2009-grounded-in-space/ 8] by [[tenjouutena]].
 
* [http://amaraterramia.wordpress.com/tag/ifcomp-2009/ Reviews] by [[Michael Neal Tenuis]].
 
* [http://amaraterramia.wordpress.com/tag/ifcomp-2009/ Reviews] by [[Michael Neal Tenuis]].
 
* [http://ralphmerridew.livejournal.com/5016.html Reviews: intro], [http://ralphmerridew.livejournal.com/5145.html 1], [http://ralphmerridew.livejournal.com/5577.html 2], and [http://ralphmerridew.livejournal.com/5831.html 3] by [[Mark J. Tilford]] (ralphmerridew).
 
* [http://ralphmerridew.livejournal.com/5016.html Reviews: intro], [http://ralphmerridew.livejournal.com/5145.html 1], [http://ralphmerridew.livejournal.com/5577.html 2], and [http://ralphmerridew.livejournal.com/5831.html 3] by [[Mark J. Tilford]] (ralphmerridew).

Latest revision as of 18:30, 19 December 2016

Browse The Annual IF Competition by year:

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See also:

Competition Schedule

  • June 5: The IF Comp 2009 site is open for business.
  • September 1: Deadline for submission of intents.
  • September 30: Deadline for entries.
  • October 1: Entries released to the public.
  • November 15: Voting deadline.

2009 IF Comp Results

Comp results were announced on November 16, 2009.

  1. Rover's Day Out (Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman; Glulx).
  2. Broken Legs (Sarah Morayati; Glulx).
  3. Snowquest (Eric Eve; Z-code).
  4. The Duel That Spanned the Ages (Oliver Ullmann; Z-code).
  5. Earl Grey (Rob Dubbin and Adam Parrish; Glulx).
  6. The Duel in the Snow (Utkonos; Z-code).
  7. Resonance (Matt Scarpino; Glulx).
  8. Interface (Ben Vegiard; Z-code).
  9. Byzantine Perspective (Lea Albaugh as "Lea"; Z-code).
  10. Grounded in Space (Matt Wigdahl; Glulx).
  11. Yon Astounding Castle! of some sort (Duncan Bowsman as "Tiberius Thingamus"; ADRIFT 4).
  12. Condemned (Mark Jones as "a Delusioned Teenager"; Z-code).
  13. Eruption (Richard Bos; Z-code).
  14. Beta Tester (Darren Ingram; Z-code).
  15. The Ascot (Duncan Bowsman; ADRIFT 4).
  16. Spelunker's Quest (Tom Murrin; Z-code).
  17. The Believable Adventures of an Invisible Man (Hannes Schueller; Z-code).
  18. The Grand Quest (Owen Parish; Z-code).
  19. Star Hunter (Chris Kenworthy; Z-code).
  20. GATOR-ON, Friend to Wetlands! (Dave Horlick; Z-code).
  21. Gleaming the Verb (Kevin Jackson-Mead; Z-code).
  22. zork, buried chaos (Brad Renshaw as "bloodbath"; Z-code).
  23. Trap Cave (Emilian Kowalewski; MS-Windows and Linux; English and German).
  24. The Hangover (Will Conine as "Red Conine"; ADRIFT 3.9).

2009 Miss Congeniality Awards

These awards were voted by the authors of the entries.

  1. Rover's Day Out (Jack Welch and Ben Collins-Sussman; Glulx).
  2. The Duel in the Snow (Utkonos; Z-code).
  3. Broken Legs (Sarah Morayati; Glulx), tied with
    Byzantine Perspective (Lea Albaugh as "Lea"; Z-code).

Links

Reviews

See also: list of IF Comp Reviews at Emily Short's blog, Review matrix (Google doc) by George Shannon, and Links to IFComp09 reviews, sorted by game at Yoon Ha Lee's blog.