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Adventuron Treasure Hunt Jam
16 games; award date April 7, 2020
This was the third Adventuron jam. The challenge was to build an old-school treasure hunt text adventure game with no graphics and minimal text.
2019 ADRIFT Game of the Year Award
9 games; award date April 3, 2020
2019 was a pretty good year for Adrift with 11 games released and a couple of them even entering the Annual IF Competition. The rules for being taken into consideration for the award are simple. 1: The game must be written using the...
The Emily Short Anniversary Contest
2 games; award date April 3, 2020
To honor the enormous amount of high quality games, criticism, resources and support that Short has given the community over the last two decades, we’re running a tribute competition. You have from now until March 24th of 2020 to create...
Second Quadrennial Ryan Veeder Exposition for Good Interactive Fiction
13 games in 3 divisions; award date March 10, 2020
The Ryan Veeder Exposition for Good Interactive Fiction is a quadrennial event showcasing interactive fiction written for the specific purpose of pleasing Ryan Veeder.
7 games; award date January 1, 2020
subQjam is an annual jam about making short interactive story games- fiction, art, or poetry that is enhanced by or can only be presented through interactivity. There's a limit of 1000 words of prose or 9 panels of sequential art. The...
30 games in 4 divisions; award date December 1, 2019
In a dark place. You open your eyes, and you are in a cold, dim, lonely place. Dark purple fog billowing all around. The stone floor has a faint purple glow too. The strange darkness reaches as far as the eye can see. But no, no,...
25th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2019)
82 games in 3 divisions; award date November 17, 2019
An annual celebration of new, text-driven digital games and stories from independent creators.
Adventuron Halloween Jam 2019
6 games; award date November 14, 2019
Use Adventuron Classroom to make your own spooky illustrated text adventure game using Adventuron Classroom.
11 games; award date October 6, 2019
2018 XYZZY Awards
29 games in 12 divisions; award date August 14, 2019
Best Technological Development:...
Interactive Fiction Top 50 of All Time (2019 edition)
68 games; award date August 2, 2019
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...
6 games; award date July 1, 2019
Six interactive fiction works were entered into this competition, which had a total of 56 entries: "Create an Adventure Game in Two Weeks! For the fifth year in a row, anyone with a computer, an idea, and an internet connection is...
Spring Thing 2019
20 games in 2 divisions; award date May 6, 2019
The Spring Thing Interactive Festival is an annual online festival celebrating new works of interactive fiction; it takes place in the Spring, usually April-May. IF fans of all backgrounds are encouraged to enter their new works, or play...
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...
French Comp 2019
5 games; award date February 24, 2019
The 12th edition of the French Comp. Send your votes before Feb 24th (8pm CET) ; you'll be asked to rate each game in 3 categories : Overall Enjoyment, Writing, and Technical Quality A ribbon is also given to the game that used the theme...
30 games in 4 divisions; award date December 1, 2018
Frail souls, foolish and blind, unable to see beyond what reason allows you, you deny everything that does not conform faithfully to your pitiful human logic. Here you will find chilling narratives, mournful events between everyday...
24th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2018)
77 games in 2 divisions; award date November 17, 2018
The annual competition for original IF with a maximum playing time of 2 hours.
Rayuela de Arena 2018
2 games; award date October 1, 2018
El nombre de la jam está inspirado en dos grandes escritores de las letras hispanas que compartían una enorme fascinación por la mitología y la religión. Es por ello que la temática de la gamejam se centrará en los mitos y religiones. Ya...
2017 XYZZY Awards
23 games in 12 divisions; award date June 4, 2018
The category Best Technological Development had only one nominee: Vorple for Glulx