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Thursday, August 11, 2022

IFWiki is an encyclopedia of interactive fiction, including IF history, theory, craft, tools, and people. IFWiki serves as both a historical record of community knowledge and a guide to resources for playing and creating interactive fiction.


What's new in the IF scene:

Still going strong:

Competition News

July 2022

August 2022

September 2022

  • 1: IFComp 2022: Deadline for authors to declare their intent to enter.
  • 28: IFComp 2022: Deadline for authors to submit their games.

(More news at Competition news)

Software Updates

(Browse the software database at Drilldown: Software)

Feature of the Day

Cover art for GET LAMP.

Get Lamp

Get Lamp: The Text Adventure Documentary ( is a documentary film project by Jason Scott, filmed between 2006-2008 and released in 2010. Filming started in February of 2006 with an interview of Mike Berlyn, with pre-production research taking place at least a year before that.

(Read more at Get Lamp)


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Check out these articles!

  • See Craft for how-to articles.
  • See Theory for articles on IF concepts.
  • See Starters if you're new to IF.


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