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@party competition 2011
1 game; award date June 19, 2011
An interactive fiction competition at @party 2011, a computer art festival in Harvard, Massachusetts, USA.
Spring Thing 2011
6 games; award date May 16, 2011
3 games; award date May 5, 2011
An ADRIFT-only competition for games featuring: * 1 secret passage * 2 endings * 3 ways of dying * 3 NPCs * 5 objects essential for solving the game * 8 rooms
Textfire Grand Prix 2011
4 games; award date May 2, 2011
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...
2010 XYZZY Awards
20 games in 12 divisions; award date February 26, 2011
8 games; award date December 7, 2010
The annual Adrift Hallowe'en (horror and sci-fi) themed competition. Entries must be completed in 3 hours. "The theme is fairly general; ghost stories, horror, the supernatural, weird fiction, spine-chilling tales, pulp magazine stories,...
16th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2010)
26 games in 2 divisions; award date November 16, 2010
The annual competition for original IF, judged by the readership of rec.arts.int-fiction.
InsideADRIFT Summer Competition 2010
6 games; award date August 22, 2010
InsideADRIFT Summer Competition 2010 was a competition for previously unreleased ADRIFT games, organized by Ken Franklin.
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,...