is the winner of 2011's Interactive Fiction Competition
). 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
the Top 48 Interactive Fiction games
. [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.