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imaginary games jam
Premise: The authors received a randomized list of five imaginary games created by other participants in the jam. They were to pick one (or more) and make: a sequel, a prequel, a fan fiction, a critical response game, a sidequel, a...
Independent Games Festival 2017
The Independent Games Festival (IGF) is an annual festival at the Game Developers Conference.
IndieCade Festival 2017
The IndieCade Festival is the premiere event dedicated to celebrating independent games in the nation. Now in its 10th year, IndieCade is held each October in the Los Angeles area and is open to the industry and to the public.
InsideADRIFT Awards 2009
7 games in 3 divisions
The 2009 InsideADRIFT Awards were organized by Duncan Bowsman. The voting deadline was January 22, 2010.
InsideADRIFT End of Year Comp 2004
InsideADRIFT End of Year Comp 2004 a.k.a. InsideADRIFT Game of the Year Comp 2004 was for both new Adrift games and any Adrift game released during the 2004 calendar year. The submission deadline was: December 19th, 2004.
InsideADRIFT End of Year Comp 2005
InsideADRIFT End of Year Comp 2005 a.k.a. InsideADRIFT Game of the Year Comp 2005 was for both new Adrift games and any Adrift game released during the 2005 calendar year. The submission deadline was: December 18th, 2005. The voting...
All IntroComp entrants must submit an excerpt of a new, never before seen work of interactive fiction that is not yet complete.
Ludum Dare 33
Ludum Dare 39
Ludum Dare is one of the worlds largest and longest running Game Jam events. Every 4 months, we challenge creators to make a game from scratch in a weekend.
Nebula Awards 2016
The Nebula Awards® are voted on, and presented by, active members of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. Founded as the Science Fiction Writers of America in 1965 by Damon Knight, the organization began with a charter...
Nouvim 3000 - 2019 edition
This is primarily a French language interactive fiction jam. You may participate in a very poor French ;) or even in another language, but in this later case we won't garantee any feedback on your game. If you want to ask questions on an...
14 games in 7 divisions
ParserComp 2015 is a ranked, long-form game jam for parser games only. The full rules are available at the competition website.
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...
PAX East 2011 Speed-IF
The seventy-first Speed-IF, with no particular name, took place at PAX East 2011 in Boston on March 12th, 2011. The organizer was David Cornelson. Topics were chosen via a madlibs in the early afternoon. Authors had until 10:30pm to send...
Rayuela de Arena 2019
Rayuela de Arena es un evento anual que aúna eventos presenciales y online, talleres, ponencias, y jam de juegos narrativos. El tema de la edición 2019 es Realismo Mágico, inspirada por los titanes de la literatura Jorge Luis Borges y...
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)
Spring Thing 2021
38 games in 2 divisions
Spring Thing, also known as the Fall Fooferall, focuses on bringing together new text games of all kinds: choice-based stories, gamebooks, hypertext fictions, visual novels, text adventures, narrative roguelikes, and wild new...
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...
A speed-IF! A veritable feast! Using the following inventory items, based on a list of photographed items from Grocible's book-in-progress: a top hat. a dragonfly*. a small crystal ball. two optical prisms. a water pistol. a magnifying...