14th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition

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Competition Schedule

  • 19th April: The IF Comp 2008 site is open for business.
  • September 1st: Deadline for submission of intents.
  • September 29th: Deadline for entries.
  • October 1st: Entries released to the public.
  • November 15th: Voting deadline.

2008 IF Comp Results

Comp results were announced on November 16, 2008.

  1. Violet (Jeremy Freese; Z-code).
  2. Nightfall (Eric Eve; Glulx).
  3. Everybody Dies (Jim Munroe; Glulx).
  4. Afflicted ("Doug Egan"; Z-code).
  5. Piracy 2.0 (Sean Huxter; Z-code).
  6. Snack Time! (Hardy the Bulldog and Renee Choba; Z-code).
  7. Opening Night (David Batterham; Z-code).
  8. April in Paris (Jim Aikin; TADS 3).
  9. A Date With Death (David Whyld; ADRIFT 4).
  10. Berrost's Challenge (Mark Hatfield; TADS 2).
  11. Cry Wolf (Clare Parker; Glulx).
  12. Escape from the Underworld (Karl Beecher; Z-code).
  13. Buried In Shoes (Kazuki Mishima; Z-code).
  14. Magic (Geoff Fortytwo; TADS 3).
  15. Recess At Last (Gerald Aungst; Glulx).
  16. Grief (Simon Christiansen; Z-code).
  17. Trein (Leena Ganguli; Z-code).
  18. The Ngah Angah School of Forbidden Wisdom (Anssi Räisänen; Alan 3).
  19. Red Moon (Jonathan Hay; Z-code).
  20. Dracula's Underground Crypt (Alex Whitington; Z-code).
  21. Channel Surfing (Mike Vollmer; Glulx).
  22. Ananachronist (Joseph Strom; Z-code).
  23. wHen mAchines aTtack (Mark Jones; Z-code) tied with
    The Lucubrator (Ricardo Dague; Z-code).
  24. A Martian Odyssey (Horatiu Romosan; Glulx).
  25. The Hall of the Fount of Artois (Simon Ellis; MS-Windows).
  26. LAIR of the CYBER-COW (Harry Wilson as "Conrad"; ADRIFT 3.9).
  27. Search for the Ultimate Weapon (Sharilynn; MS-Windows).
  28. The Missing Piece (C. Yong; MS-Windows).
  29. Freedom (Anonymous; Z-code).
  30. Riverside (Jeremy Crockett and Victor Janmey; Z-code).
  31. Project Delta (Emilian Kowalewski; MS-Windows).
  32. Nerd Quest (RagtimeNerd; Java).
  33. The Lighthouse (Eric Hickman and Nathan Chung; Z-code).
  34. The Absolute Worst IF Game in History (Dean Menezes; Z-code).

2008 Miss Congeniality Awards

These awards were voted by the authors of the entries.

  1. Violet (Jeremy Freese; Z-code).
  2. Everybody Dies (Jim Munroe; Glulx).
  3. Nightfall (Eric Eve; Glulx).

External links


See also the lists of links at Emily Short's blog and at the Interactive Fiction Forum.