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==Entries==
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==2014 IF Comp Results==
 
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42 games were released on October 1, 2014. Results were announced on November 16, 2014:
 
<ol>
 
<ol>
<li> ''[[AlethiCorp]]'' ([[Simon Christiansen]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Hunger Daemon]]'' ([[Sean M. Shore]]; Inform (Glulx)).
<li> ''[[And yet it moves]]'' ([[Orion]]; Glulx).
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<li>''[[Creatures Such as We]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Arqon]]'' ([[H. J. Hoke]]; Inform (Glulx)).
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<li>''[[Jacqueline, Jungle Queen!]]'' ([[Steph Cherrywell]]; Quest).
<li> ''[[Begscape]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web).
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<li>''[[AlethiCorp]]'' ([[Simon Christiansen]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Building the Right Stuff]]'' ([[Laura Mitchell]]; Windows executable).
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<li>''[[With Those We Love Alive]]'' ([[Porpentine]], [[Brenda Neotenomie]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Caroline]]'' ([[Kristian Kronstrand]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Fifteen Minutes]]'' ([[Ade]]; Inform (Z-code)).
<li> ''[[Creatures Such as We]]'' ([[Lynnea Glasser]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Missive]]'' ([[Joey Fu]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Eidolon]]'' ([[A.D. Jansen]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Eidolon]]'' ([[A.D. Jansen]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Enigma]]'' ([[Simon Deimel]]; Inform (Z-code)).
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<li>''[[Krypteia]]'' ([[Kateri]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Excelsior]]'' ([[Arthur DiBianca]]; Inform (Z-code)).
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<li>''[[Tea Ceremony]]'' ([[Naomi Hinchen]]; Inform (Z-code)).
<li> ''[[Fifteen Minutes]]'' ([[Ade]]; Inform (Z-code)).
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<li>''[[Transparent (by Ondricek)|Transparent]]'' ([[Hanon Ondricek]]; Inform (Glulx)).
<li> ''[[Following Me]]'' ([[Tia Orisney]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Enigma (by Deimel)|Enigma]]'' ([[Simon Deimel]]; Inform (Z-code)).
<li> ''[[HHH.exe]]'' ([[Robot Parking]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Venus Meets Venus]]'' ([[kaleidofish]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Hill 160]]'' ([[Mike Gerwat]]; Inform (Glulx)).
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<li>''[[The Entropy Cage]]'' ([[Emmanuel King Turner]] as "Stormrose"; Web).
<li> ''[[Hunger Daemon]]'' ([[Sean M. Shore]]; Inform (Glulx)).
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<li>''[[Raik]]'' ([[Harry Giles]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Icepunk]]'' ([[pageboy]]; Web).
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<li>''[[The Black Lily]]'' ([[Hannes Schueller]]; Inform (Z-code)).
<li> ''[[Inward Narrow Crooked Lanes]]'' ([[B Minus Seven]]; Web).
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<li>''[[The Contortionist]]'' ([[Nicholas Stillman]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Jacqueline, Jungle Queen!]]'' ([[Steph Cherrywell]]; Quest).
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<li>''[[Ugly Oafs]]'' ([[Andrew Schultz]] as "Perry Creel"; Inform (Glulx)).
<li> ''[[Jesse Stavro's Doorway]]'' ([[Marshal Tenner Winter]]; Inform (Glulx)).
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<li>''[[Jesse Stavro's Doorway]]'' ([[Marshal Tenner Winter]]; Inform (Glulx)).
<li> ''[[Krypteia]]'' ([[Kateri]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Following Me]]'' ([[Tia Orisney]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Laterna Magica]]'' ([[Jens Byriel]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Tower (by Deimel)|Tower]]'' ([[Simon Deimel]]; Inform (Z-code)).
<li> ''[[Milk Party Palace]]'' ([[Alon Karmi]] and [[Glenn Parker]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Paradox Corps]]'' ([[John Evans]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Missive]]'' ([[Joey Fu]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Zest]]'' (Fear of Twine ''([[Richard Goodness]], [[lectronice]], [[PaperBlurt]])''; Web).
<li> ''[[One Night Stand]]'' ([[Giannis G. Georgiou]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Unform]]'' ([[S. Elize Morgan]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Origins]]'' ([[Vincent Zeng and Chris Martens]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Origins]]'' ([[Vincent Zeng]], [[Chris Martens]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Paradox Corps]]'' ([[John Evans]]; ).
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<li>''[[HHH.exe]]'' ([[Robot Parking]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Raik]]'' ([[Harry Giles]]; Web).
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<li>''[[And yet it moves]]'' ([[Orion Zymaris]]; Glulx).
<li> ''[[Sigmund's Quest]]'' ([[Gregor Holtz]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Begscape]]'' ([[Porpentine]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Slasher Swamp]]'' ([[Robot]]; Windows Executable).
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<li>''[[The Urge]]'' ([[PaperBlurt]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Tea Ceremony]]'' ([[Naomi Hinchen]]; Inform (Z-code)).
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<li>''[[Milk Party Palace]]'' ([[Alon Karmi]] and [[Glenn Parker]]; Web).
<li> ''[[The Black Lily]]'' ([[Hannes Schueller]]; Inform (Z-code)).
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<li>''[[Icepunk]]'' ([[page13oy]]; Web).
<li> ''[[The Contortionist]]'' ([[Nicholas Stillman]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Caroline]]'' ([[Kristian Kronstrand]]; Web).
<li> ''[[The Entropy Cage]]'' ([[Stormrose]]; Web).
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<li>''[[The Secret Vaults of Kas the Betrayer]]'' ([[A.E. Jackson]]; Web), tied with<br>
<li> ''[[The Secret Vaults of Kas the Betrayer]]'' ([[A.E. Jackson]]; Web).
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''[[Building the Right Stuff]]'' ([[Laura Mitchell]]; Windows executable).
<li> ''[[The Urge]]'' ([[PaperBlurt]]; Web).
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<li value="35">''[[Excelsior]]'' ([[Arthur DiBianca]]; Inform (Z-code)).
<li> ''[[Tower]]'' ([[Simon Deimel]]; Inform (Z-code)).
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<li>''[[Hill 160]]'' ([[Mike Gerwat]]; Inform (Glulx)).
<li> ''[[Transparent]]'' ([[Hanon Ondricek]]; Inform (Glulx)).
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<li>''[[One Night Stand]]'' ([[Giannis G. Georgiou]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Ugly Oafs]]'' ([[Perry Creel]]; Inform (Glulx)).
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<li>''[[Slasher Swamp]]'' ([[Robot (author)|Robot]]; Windows Executable).
<li> ''[[Unform]]'' ([[S. Elize Morgan]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Arqon]]'' ([[H. J. Hoke]]; Inform (Glulx)).
<li> ''[[Venus Meets Venus]]'' ([[kaleidofish]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Inward Narrow Crooked Lanes]]'' ([[B Minus Seven]]; Web).
<li> ''[[With Those We Love Alive]]'' ([[Porpentine]], [[Brenda Neotenomie]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Sigmund's Quest]]'' ([[Gregor Holtz]]; Web).
<li> ''[[Zest]]'' ([[Fear of Twine]]'' ([[Richard Goodness]], [[lectronice]], [[PaperBlurt)]]; Web).
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<li>''[[Laterna Magica]]'' ([[Jens Byriel]]; Web).
 
</ol>
 
</ol>
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==2014 Miss Congeniality Awards==
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These awards were voted by the authors of the entries.
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# ''[[Hunger Daemon]]'' ([[Sean M. Shore]]; Inform (Glulx)).
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# ''[[Krypteia]]'' ([[Kateri]]; Web).
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# ''[[Missive]]'' ([[Joey Fu]]; Web).
  
 
==Links==
 
==Links==
 
* [http://ifcomp.org/ IF Comp website].
 
* [http://ifcomp.org/ IF Comp website].
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewforum.php?f=32 IFComp 2014 Game Discussion] - at the Interactive Fiction Community Forum.
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===Reviews===
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'''SPOILER WARNING''': the following links contain (potentially spoilery) reviews of games from this IF Comp. You might prefer to wait until you've played the games before reading them, if you intend to judge the competition and don't want to be influenced.
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''See also: [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16760 Places Where You Can Find Comp Reviews].''
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* [http://ifdb.org/search?searchbar=tag%3AIFComp+2014+%23reviews%3A1- Reviews] - at [[IFDB]].
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16933 IF Comp Poetry Review Thread!] and [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16785 Miscellaneous reviews] - at intfiction.org.
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* [http://ifiction.free.fr/taverne/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=8221&p=18288 Reviews (in French)] - at the French IF forum.
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* [http://blog.ifwizz.de/archives/292-IF-Comp-2014-Reviews.html Reviews (in German)] by [[Martin Barth]] (proc) and [[Mikawa]].
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* [http://cirsova.wordpress.com/tag/interactive-fiction-contest/ Reviews] by [[Alex]].
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* [http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/oct/22/interactive-fiction-awards-games Reviews] by [[Leigh Alexander]] (The Guardian).
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* [http://aprilmarchgb.blogspot.com/search/label/IFComp Reviews] by [[Philip Armstrong]].
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* [http://heterogenoustasks.wordpress.com/tag/if-comp-2014/ Reviews] by [[Sam Kabo Ashwell]].
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16764 Reviews] by [[ata]].
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* [http://antimony.dreamwidth.org/tag/ifcomp+2014 Reviews] by [[Sarah E. Bergstrom]].
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* [http://ifcomposmentos.blogspot.com/ Reviews] by [[Wade Clarke]].
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* [http://www.goblinmercantileexchange.com/category/interactive-fiction/ Reviews] by [[Alan DeNiro]].
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* [http://anothermrlizard.wordpress.com/tag/if-comp-14-2/ Reviews] by [[Ben Dixon]].
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* [http://georgedorn.livejournal.com/tag/ifcomp14 Reviews] by [[George Dorn]].
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* [http://bluerenga.wordpress.com/tag/ifcomp-2014/ Reviews] by [[Jason Dyer]].
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* [http://elizabethif.wordpress.com/ Reviews] by [[Elizabeth]].
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* [http://www.lizengland.com/blog/tag/ifcomp/ Reviews] by [[Liz England]].
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16945 Reviews] by [[evouga]].
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* [http://playifreviewif.wordpress.com/ Reviews] by [[Joseph Geipel]].
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16775 Reviews] by [[Healy]].
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* [http://www.goodolddays.net/article/id%2C18/The+20th+Annual+Interactive+Fiction+Competition.html Reviews] by [[Herr M.]]
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* [http://www.octopusoverlords.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=89200 Reviews] by [[Hipolito]].
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* [http://www.philome.la/trashstratum/if-is-dead-long-live-if/play Reviews (as a game)] by [[Joshua Houk]].
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* [http://www.ricordius.com/others/ifcomp14/index.html Reviews] by [[Christopher Huang]].
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* [http://andromedalegacy.blogspot.com/search/label/IFComp2014 Reviews] by [[Marco Innocenti]].
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* [http://farfarfutures.wordpress.com/tag/ifcomp-2014/ Reviews] by [[Joey Jones]].
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16877 Reviews] by [[E. Joyce]] (The Xenographer).
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16887 Reviews] by [[Khalisar]].
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* [http://lautzofif.wordpress.com/tag/ifcomp/ Reviews] by [[Jason Lautzenheiser]].
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* [http://allthingsjacq.com/intficreview_comp14.html Reviews] by [[Jacqueline A. Lott]].
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* [http://magicswordsman.tumblr.com/post/99333845061 Reviews] by [[Magicswordsman]].
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* [https://hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu/~mcmartin/if/reviews/review14.html Reviews] by [[Michael Martin]].
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16909 Reviews] by [[Miguel]] (loopernow).
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16891 Reviews] by [[M.E. Miller]].
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* [http://monsieurbouc.wordpress.com/ Reviews (in French)] by [[MonsieurBouc|Monsieur Bouc]].
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16782 Reviews] by [[Katherine Morayati]].
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* [http://www.corfizz.com/reviews2014.html Reviews] by [[Justin Morgan]].
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* [https://twitter.com/edgeofcoherence Reviews] by [[Marius Müller]] (twitter).
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* [https://twitter.com/mmusante Reviews] by [[Mark Musante]] (twitter).
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* [http://therestofyourmice.blogspot.com/2014/10/ifcomp-2014-judging.html Reviews] by [[Steven Odhner]].
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* [http://cerxi.tumblr.com/tagged/ifcomp2014 Reviews] by [[Eric Olsen]].
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* [http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=16762 Reviews] by [[PaulS]].
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* [http://jizaboz.blogspot.com/search/label/IFComp Reviews] by [[Michael Wayne Phipps Jr.]] (Jizaboz).
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* [http://tmft.wordpress.com/tag/ifcomp-2014/ Reviews] by [[Tracy Poff]].
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* [http://pissylittlesausages.com/ Reviews] by [[Jenni Polodna]].
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* [http://emshort.wordpress.com/?s=%22if+comp+2014%22 Reviews] by [[Emily Short]].
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* [http://bishopsreviews.wordpress.com/ Reviews] by [[Jake Wildstrom]].
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* [http://astrobolism.tumblr.com/tagged/ifcomp-2014 Reviews] by [[Caleb Wilson]].
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* [https://telyni.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/ifcomp-2014-overview/ Reviews] by [[Reiko Yukawa]].
  
 
[[Category:Annual IF Competition]]
 
[[Category:Annual IF Competition]]
 
[[Category:2014]]
 
[[Category:2014]]

Latest revision as of 00:42, 3 March 2021

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Competition Schedule

As per the competition schedule webpage.

  • July 1: The web site is open for business.
  • September 1: Deadline for submission of intents.
  • September 28: Deadline for entries.
  • October 1: Entries released to the public.
  • November 15: Voting deadline.

Deadlines are at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Standard Time on the day listed above.

2014 IF Comp Results

42 games were released on October 1, 2014. Results were announced on November 16, 2014:

  1. Hunger Daemon (Sean M. Shore; Inform (Glulx)).
  2. Creatures Such as We (Lynnea Glasser; Web).
  3. Jacqueline, Jungle Queen! (Steph Cherrywell; Quest).
  4. AlethiCorp (Simon Christiansen; Web).
  5. With Those We Love Alive (Porpentine, Brenda Neotenomie; Web).
  6. Fifteen Minutes (Ade; Inform (Z-code)).
  7. Missive (Joey Fu; Web).
  8. Eidolon (A.D. Jansen; Web).
  9. Krypteia (Kateri; Web).
  10. Tea Ceremony (Naomi Hinchen; Inform (Z-code)).
  11. Transparent (Hanon Ondricek; Inform (Glulx)).
  12. Enigma (Simon Deimel; Inform (Z-code)).
  13. Venus Meets Venus (kaleidofish; Web).
  14. The Entropy Cage (Emmanuel King Turner as "Stormrose"; Web).
  15. Raik (Harry Giles; Web).
  16. The Black Lily (Hannes Schueller; Inform (Z-code)).
  17. The Contortionist (Nicholas Stillman; Web).
  18. Ugly Oafs (Andrew Schultz as "Perry Creel"; Inform (Glulx)).
  19. Jesse Stavro's Doorway (Marshal Tenner Winter; Inform (Glulx)).
  20. Following Me (Tia Orisney; Web).
  21. Tower (Simon Deimel; Inform (Z-code)).
  22. Paradox Corps (John Evans; Web).
  23. Zest (Fear of Twine (Richard Goodness, lectronice, PaperBlurt); Web).
  24. Unform (S. Elize Morgan; Web).
  25. Origins (Vincent Zeng, Chris Martens; Web).
  26. HHH.exe (Robot Parking; Web).
  27. And yet it moves (Orion Zymaris; Glulx).
  28. Begscape (Porpentine; Web).
  29. The Urge (PaperBlurt; Web).
  30. Milk Party Palace (Alon Karmi and Glenn Parker; Web).
  31. Icepunk (page13oy; Web).
  32. Caroline (Kristian Kronstrand; Web).
  33. The Secret Vaults of Kas the Betrayer (A.E. Jackson; Web), tied with
    Building the Right Stuff (Laura Mitchell; Windows executable).
  34. Excelsior (Arthur DiBianca; Inform (Z-code)).
  35. Hill 160 (Mike Gerwat; Inform (Glulx)).
  36. One Night Stand (Giannis G. Georgiou; Web).
  37. Slasher Swamp (Robot; Windows Executable).
  38. Arqon (H. J. Hoke; Inform (Glulx)).
  39. Inward Narrow Crooked Lanes (B Minus Seven; Web).
  40. Sigmund's Quest (Gregor Holtz; Web).
  41. Laterna Magica (Jens Byriel; Web).

2014 Miss Congeniality Awards

These awards were voted by the authors of the entries.

  1. Hunger Daemon (Sean M. Shore; Inform (Glulx)).
  2. Krypteia (Kateri; Web).
  3. Missive (Joey Fu; Web).

Links

Reviews

SPOILER WARNING: the following links contain (potentially spoilery) reviews of games from this IF Comp. You might prefer to wait until you've played the games before reading them, if you intend to judge the competition and don't want to be influenced.

See also: Places Where You Can Find Comp Reviews.