Fourteen-year-old Bridget's summer camp experience takes a turn for the bizarre when her otherworldly bird dreams start bleeding into reality. Birdland is Brendan Patrick Hennessy's (with illustrations by Izzy Marbella) delightful entry into the 2015 Interactive Fiction Competition. It follows on from the equally delightful Bell Park, Youth Detective with the earlier title's eponymous heroine featuring as a character to be met rather than the one whose choices you are making. (Brendan Patrick Hennessy previously, IFComp previously)
Taco Fiction is the winner of 2011's Interactive Fiction Competition (previously). According to Emily Short, "Taco Fiction has been the most purely enjoyable experience of the comp so far, full of entertaining twists and surprises, fair puzzles, and a forgiving design that lets you go back for objects left behind or tasks not completed." [more inside]
The 17th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition has begun (voting is open until November 15.) Most of the games can be played online in your browser; all are available for download. Meanwhile, the intfiction forum has chosen the Top 48 Interactive Fiction games. [more inside]
The Interactive Fiction Competition 2009 is underway. - Emily Short has been compiling reviews. Previous Winners. (previously).
The 14th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition has been released. History of the competition. Previously on Mefi. Emily Short reviews this year's entrants. [more inside]
To celebrate the results of this year's IF Comp, why not check out the entries on the new Interactive Fiction Database? [more inside]
The Twelfth Annual Interactive Fiction Competition begins today. Non-contestants can take part in the proceedings by grabbing a torrent of the competing games and judging them over the next six weeks. If you're new to interactive fiction, Emily Short's "How to Play" will acquaint you with its conventions. And if you're enough of an I.F. expert that even a full slate of Comp games won't satisfy you, you can find every competition entry since 1995 archived at Baf's Guide.