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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/post/202393896/well-its-that-time-of-year-again-time-for-me-to Reviews: intro], [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/202438267/if-comp-09-review-star-hunter 1], [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/202483654/if-comp-09-review-gator-on 2], [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/203121196/if-comp-09-review-gleaming-the-verb 3], [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/203221728/if-comp-09-review-zork-buried-chaos 4], [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/204016465/if-comp-09-review-the-grand-quest 5], [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/205768431/if-comp-09-review-rovers-day-out 6], [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/206478854/if-comp-09-addendum-rovers-day-out 7], [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/213754411/if-comp-09-review-condemned 8], [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/214533806/if-comp-09-review-spelunkers-quest 9], [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/215182959/if-comp-09-the-believable-adventures-of-an-invisible 10], and [http://minimumsafedistance.org/post/216104629/if-comp-09-review-interface 11] 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]].
 
* [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: 1] and [http://georgedorn.livejournal.com/tag/ifcom09 2] 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://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://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/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://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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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.