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9 games; award date August 14, 2010
@party Interactive Fiction Competition 2010
A competition of games written for the 2010 @party demoparty, judged by its attendees.
2nd Annual Metafilter Interactive Fiction Contest
3 games; award date June 1, 2010
Administered by Metafilter user Deathalicious, the Metafilter competition centered on creating a game in a single month and submitting it for peer review. The 2010 competition received three entries.
2010 Spring Ting
The 2010 Spring ting was an ADRIFT competition organized by Po. Prune. The submission deadline was May 31, 2010. The voting deadline was June 30, 2010. Only non-registered users of ADRIFT could submit games. The prize for the winner was...
PAX East 2010 Speed-IF
Also known as PAX East Speed-IF, the sixty-eighth Speed-IF ran live on Saturday, March 27th, 1:30pm to 2:30 pm, in the IF Suite at PAX East 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. The organizer was David A. Cornelson. Entries from off-site were...
2009 XYZZY Awards
14 games in 10 divisions; award date March 20, 2010
Casual Gameplay Design Competition #7
30 games; award date February 22, 2010
We are pleased to announce a very special Casual Gameplay Design Competition, one focused entirely on interactive fiction! For CGDC #7, we're calling on IF authors to craft one-room games incorporating the theme "escape". It's text-only...
The Even Competition
3 games; award date February 22, 2010
The Even Competition (a.k.a. EvenComp) is a competition for ADRIFT games. Dates Submission deadline: December 10, 2009. Voting deadline: January 10, 2010 (or once the poll reaches 10 votes, whichever comes last). Results were announced...
InsideADRIFT Awards 2009
7 games in 3 divisions
The 2009 InsideADRIFT Awards were organized by Duncan Bowsman. The voting deadline was January 22, 2010.
1 game; award date November 20, 2009
The aim of GameplayComp is to create a game which explores non-traditional forms of gameplay while still remaining IF.
3 games; award date November 17, 2009
The annual Adrift Hallowe'en (horror and sci-fi) themed competition. Entries must be completed in 3 hours. "Ectocomp is a Speed IF Competition for Hallowe'en. Entries can be darn near anything (they don't always turn out to be horror,...
15th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2009)
24 games in 2 divisions; award date November 16, 2009
The annual competition for original IF, judged by the readership of rec.arts.int-fiction.
Saugus.net Halloween Contest 2009
3 games; award date October 31, 2009
A yearly Halloween contest for ghost stories. It has been open to interactive fiction entries since 2002, but none were submitted until 2009.
3 games; award date September 19, 2009
Speed-IF 11th Anniversary
Write a game with the number 11, teaching, a dishwasher, steam, teleportation, a Marvel character, tossing fish, a long distance relationship, and something about one hour. Go! (from ifwiki.org)
ADRIFT IntroComp 2009
4 games; award date June 15, 2009
The ADRIFT IntroComp 2009 was a competition (organized by Ken Franklin) for ADRIFT games which are just introductions using no more than 3 locations. Judging was via a forum poll where the games could be discussed.
Spring Thing 2009
4 games; award date April 28, 2009
The Spring Thing, also known as the Fall Fooferall, is an annual competition that was originally conceived and organized by Adam Cadre. The Spring Thing is designed to operate at the opposite time of year from the annual IF Comp in...
The Spring ting was an ADRIFT competition. The submission deadline was April 1, 2009, 23:59 GMT. Only non-registered users of ADRIFT could submit games. The prize for the winner (and also, if there had been five or more entries, for the...
2008 XYZZY Awards
11 games in 10 divisions; award date March 14, 2009
French Comp 2009
3 games; award date February 9, 2009
5th edition of the semi-regular French IF Comp