20th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition
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.
42 games were released on October 1, 2014. Results were announced on November 16, 2014:
- Hunger Daemon (Sean M. Shore; Inform (Glulx)).
- Creatures Such as We (Lynnea Glasser; Web).
- Jacqueline, Jungle Queen! (Steph Cherrywell; Quest).
- AlethiCorp (Simon Christiansen; Web).
- With Those We Love Alive (Porpentine, Brenda Neotenomie; Web).
- Fifteen Minutes (Ade; Inform (Z-code)).
- Missive (Joey Fu; Web).
- Eidolon (A.D. Jansen; Web).
- Krypteia (Kateri; Web).
- Tea Ceremony (Naomi Hinchen; Inform (Z-code)).
- Transparent (Hanon Ondricek; Inform (Glulx)).
- Enigma (Simon Deimel; Inform (Z-code)).
- Venus Meets Venus (kaleidofish; Web).
- The Entropy Cage (Emmanuel King Turner as "Stormrose"; Web).
- Raik (Harry Giles; Web).
- The Black Lily (Hannes Schueller; Inform (Z-code)).
- The Contortionist (Nicholas Stillman; Web).
- Ugly Oafs (Andrew Schultz as "Perry Creel"; Inform (Glulx)).
- Jesse Stavro's Doorway (Marshal Tenner Winter; Inform (Glulx)).
- Following Me (Tia Orisney; Web).
- Tower (Simon Deimel; Inform (Z-code)).
- Paradox Corps (John Evans; Web).
- Zest (Fear of Twine (Richard Goodness, lectronice, PaperBlurt); Web).
- Unform (S. Elize Morgan; Web).
- Origins (Vincent Zeng and Chris Martens; Web).
- HHH.exe (Robot Parking; Web).
- And yet it moves (Orion; Glulx).
- Begscape (Porpentine; Web).
- The Urge (PaperBlurt; Web).
- Milk Party Palace (Alon Karmi and Glenn Parker; Web).
- Icepunk (pageboy; Web).
- Caroline (Kristian Kronstrand; Web).
- The Secret Vaults of Kas the Betrayer (A.E. Jackson; Web), tied with
Building the Right Stuff (Laura Mitchell; Windows executable).
- Excelsior (Arthur DiBianca; Inform (Z-code)).
- Hill 160 (Mike Gerwat; Inform (Glulx)).
- One Night Stand (Giannis G. Georgiou; Web).
- Slasher Swamp (Robot; Windows Executable).
- Arqon (H. J. Hoke; Inform (Glulx)).
- Inward Narrow Crooked Lanes (B Minus Seven; Web).
- Sigmund's Quest (Gregor Holtz; Web).
- Laterna Magica (Jens Byriel; Web).
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.
- Reviews - at IFDB.
- IF Comp Poetry Review Thread! and Miscellaneous reviews - at intfiction.org.
- Reviews (in French) - at the French IF forum.
- Reviews (in German) by Martin Barth (proc) and Mikawa.
- Reviews by Alex.
- Reviews by Leigh Alexander (The Guardian).
- Reviews by Philip Armstrong.
- Reviews by Sam Kabo Ashwell.
- Reviews by ata.
- Reviews by Sarah E. Bergstrom.
- Reviews by Wade Clarke.
- Reviews by Alan DeNiro.
- Reviews by Ben Dixon.
- Reviews by George Dorn.
- Reviews by Jason Dyer.
- Reviews by Elizabeth.
- Reviews by Liz England.
- Reviews by evouga.
- Reviews by Joseph Geipel.
- Reviews by Healy.
- Reviews by Herr M.
- Reviews by Hipolito.
- Reviews (as a game) by Joshua Houk.
- Reviews by Christopher Huang.
- Reviews by Marco Innocenti.
- Reviews by Joey Jones.
- Reviews by E. Joyce (The Xenographer).
- Reviews by Khalisar.
- Reviews by Jason Lautzenheiser.
- Reviews by Jacqueline A. Lott.
- Reviews by Magicswordsman.
- Reviews by Michael Martin.
- Reviews by Miguel (loopernow).
- Reviews by M.E. Miller.
- Reviews (in French) by Monsieur Bouc.
- Reviews by Katherine Morayati.
- Reviews by Justin Morgan.
- Reviews by Marius Müller (twitter).
- Reviews by Mark Musante (twitter).
- Reviews by Steven Odhner.
- Reviews by Eric Olsen.
- Reviews by PaulS.
- Reviews by Michael Wayne Phipps Jr. (Jizaboz).
- Reviews by Tracy Poff.
- Reviews by Jenni Polodna.
- Reviews by Emily Short.
- Reviews by Jake Wildstrom.
- Reviews by Caleb Wilson.