15th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition

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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).



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.