23rd Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2017)

The annual competition for original IF with a maximum playing time of 2 hours.

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Series: Annual Interactive Fiction Competition

Official Web site: https://ifcomp.org/comp/2017

Organizer(s): Jason McIntosh profile

Award date: November 17, 2017

Qualification opening date: October 1, 2017

Qualification closing date: November 15, 2017

Games and Awards

1st Place: The Wizard Sniffer, by Buster Hudson
2nd Place: Eat Me, by Chandler Groover
3rd Place: Harmonia, by Liza Daly
4th Place: Will Not Let Me Go, by Stephen Granade
5th Place: Absence of Law, by mathbrush
6th Place: The Owl Consults, by Thomas Mack, Nick Mathewson, and Cidney Hamilton
7th Place: A Beauty Cold and Austere, by Mike Spivey
8th Place: 1958: Dancing With Fear, by Victor Ojuel
9th Place: Future Threads, by Xavid
10th Place: Domestic Elementalism, by fireisnormal
11th Place: The Wand, by Arthur DiBianca
12th Place: Alice Aforethought, by Hanon Ondricek
13th Place: Word of the Day, by Richard Otter
14th Place: Guttersnipe: St. Hesper's Asylum for the Criminally Mischievous, by Bitter Karella
15th Place: Charlie The Robot, by Fernando Contreras
16th Place: Tuuli, by Daurmith and Ruber Eaglenest
17th Place: Insignificant Little Vermin, by Filip Hracek
18th Place: The Unofficial Sea-Monkey(R) Simulation, by B.J. Best
19th Place: Rage Quest: Disciple of Peace, by John Ayliff
20th Place: Unit 322 (Disambiguation), by Jonny Muir
21st Place: Harbinger, by Kenna
21st Place: Swigian, by Mathbrush (as Rainbus North)
23rd Place: 10pm, by litrouke
24th Place: Just Get the Treasure v0.9.1, by Ray B.
25th Place: The Traveller, by Kaelan Doyle Myerscough
26th Place: Deshaun Steven's Ship Log, by Marie L. Vibbert
26th Place: Transient Skies, by dgtziea
26th Place: VR Gambler, by Robert DeFord
30th Place: Salt, by Gareth Damian Martin
31st Place: Fake News, by Mike Sousa
32nd Place: Off the Rails, by Katie Benson
33rd Place: Black Marker, by Michael Kielstra
33rd Place: Redstone, by Fred
35th Place: A Castle of Thread, by Marshal Tenner Winter
36th Place: Bookmoss, by Devon Guinn
37th Place: Day of the Djinn, by paperyowl
37th Place: Rainbow Bridge, by John Demeter
39th Place: The Cube in the Cavern, by Andrew Schultz
40th Place: The skinny one., by Annie Z.
40th Place: The Very Old Witch and the Turnip Girl, by Megan Stevens
42nd Place: Goodbye Cruel Squirrel, by Extra Mayonnaise
43rd Place: Measureless to Man, by Ivan R.
44th Place: NIGHTBOUND, by ProP
45th Place: Hexteria Skaxis Qiameth, by Gabriel Floriano
46th Place: Behind the Door, by eejitlikeme
47th Place: Ultimate Escape Room: IF City, by Mark Stahl
48th Place: Nyna Lives, by Sarah Rhiannon Nowack
49th Place: The Dream Self, by Florencia Minuzzi
50th Place: What Once Was, by Luke A. Jones
51st Place: Into The Dark, by Byron Kiernan
52nd Place: The Castle of Vourtram, by Alexandre Torres
52nd Place: Something, by Linus Lekander
54th Place: Grue., by Charles Mangin
55th Place: The Richard Mines, by Evan Wright
56th Place: One way out, by Story by Steffen Görzig, Cover by Oliver Lindau
57th Place: TextCraft: Alpha Island, by Fabrizio Polo
58th Place: A common enemy, by David de Torres Huerta
58th Place: Land of the Mountain King, by Kenneth Pedersen
60th Place: Inevitable, by Matthew Pfeiffer
60th Place: a partial list of things for which i am grateful, by Devon Guinn
62nd Place: Antiquest, by Anton Lastochkin
63rd Place: Moon Base, by Andrew Brown
64th Place: The Living Puppet, by Liu Zian
65th Place: The Dragon Will Tell You Your Future Now, by Newsreparter
66th Place: 8 Shoes on the Shelves, by Marc Duane
67th Place: Mikayla's Phone, by Mikayla Corolik
68th Place: A Walk In The Park, by Extra Mayonnaise
69th Place: The Adventure of Esmeralda and Ruby on the Magical Island, by Marco "Erik108" Anastasio
70th Place: Queer In Public: A Brief Essay, by Norbez
71st Place: The Fifth Sunday, by Tom Broccoli
72nd Place: Temperamentum, by Matthew Sawchuk
73rd Place: My night, by Ivsaez
74th Place: The Silver Gauntlets, by Jean-Paul Peschard
75th Place: Escape from Terra, by Mike Gerwat
76th Place: Étude Circulár, by Adam Black
77th Place: The Murder in the Fog, by Xiao Ru
78th Place: Haunted P, by Chad Rocketman
79th Place: Run of the place, by WDx1F479K

Miss Congeniality Award

The top games as voted by the authors of the entries.

1st Place: The Wizard Sniffer, by Buster Hudson
2nd Place: Will Not Let Me Go, by Stephen Granade
3rd Place: Domestic Elementalism, by fireisnormal

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