ECTOCOMP is an annual competition for interactive fiction written for the SPOOKY MONTH OF HALLOWEENTOBER. Whether you celebrate Halloween, Day of the Dead, All Saint's Eve, or just love ghost stories and creeping people out, this is your time to shine!

This competition is for games done in English, French, and Spanish.

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Organizer(s): Ruber Eaglenest, smwhr

Award date: November 20, 2022

Qualification opening date: October 1, 2022

Qualification closing date: October 30, 2022

Games and Awards

La Petite Mort - English

For those who want to speed-write their game in 4 hrs or less.

1st Place: The Enigma of the Old Manor House, by Daniel M. Stelzer
2nd Place: Untitled Ghost Game, by Damon L. Wakes
3rd Place: Something Blue, by Emery Joyce
4th Place: Nightmares Within Nightmares, by Grahamw
5th Place: Starlight Shadows, by Autumn Chen
6th Place: BLACKOUT, by Playahead Games
7th Place: Buggy, by Mathbrush
8th Place: Cell 174, by Milo van Mesdag
9th Place: THROW. MARIA. OVERBOARD., by Travis Moy
10th Place: MARTYR ME, by Charm Cochran
11th Place: origin of love, by Sophia de Augustine
12th Place: ZIT, by Amanda Walker
13th Place: Zombie Eye, by Dee Cooke
14th Place: One More Page, by PRINCESS INTERNET CAFé
15th Place: You Are a Zombie Yelp Reviewer, by Geoffrey Golden
16th Place: HSL Type Ω MEWP Certification Exam, by Duncan Bowsman
17th Place: There Those Dare Doze, by Andrew Schultz
18th Place: Trick or Treat or Trick or Treat or Trick, by Stewart C Baker
19th Place: Reg and the Kidnapped Fairy, by Caranmegil

Le Grand Guignol - English

For games that, for whatever reason, took longer than 4 hrs to write.

1st Place: The Good Ghost, by Sarah Willson, Kirk Damato
2nd Place: The Spectators, by Amanda Walker
3rd Place: The Trials and Tribulation of Edward Harcourt, by MelS and manonamora
4th Place: God is in the Radio, by catsket
5th Place: Escape from Hell, by Nils Fagerburg
6th Place: The Sun Doesn't Shine Here, by Stanley W. Baxton
7th Place: Quintessence, by Lapin Lunaire Games
8th Place: A Pumpkin, by fos1
9th Place: The Haunted Help Desk, by DSherwood
10th Place: Defrosted, by Riyadth
11th Place: Zombie Blast 2023, by Sam Ursu
12th Place: This Old Haunted House, by Jason Love
13th Place: You're In Deep, by Xuelder
14th Place: Nowheresville, by Morpheus Kitami and Cody Gaisser
15th Place: Civil Seeming Drivel Dreaming, by Andrew Schultz
16th Place: Euphoria Brighter Than A Comet, by Naomi Norbez (call me Bez)

La Petite Mort - Spanish

Para aquellos que quieren escribir un juego de forma muy muy rápida, en 4 horas o menos.

1st Place: Las Cartas de Mery, by Mery
2nd Place: Siluetas, by Fran_Kane
3rd Place: Exoplaneta, by BlueTeapot

Le Grand Guignol - Spanish

Para juegos, que por cualquier motivo, han sido escritos en más de 4 horas.

1st Place: El Virulé, by paravaariar
2nd Place: Estado Profundo, by n-n
3rd Place: Halloween, by baltasarq
4th Place: La escalera de la bruja, by binary-sequence
5th Place: Tratamiento Mortal, by ivsaez

La Petite Mort - French

Pour ceux qui aiment écrire vite et sans perdre de temps dans laquelle sont présentés des jeux faits en moins de 4 heures.

1st Place: La Petite Mort, by manonamora
2nd Place: Une Histoire, by dunin
3rd Place: Torche et Sors, by Khü Bone

Le Grand Guignol - French

Pour tous les autres jeux qui, pour une raison ou pour une autre, ont été fabriqués en plus de 4h (un chef d’œuvre fleuve ? à moins que le temps initial n’ait filé un peu plus vite que prévu à force de rajouter des détails sordides ?)

1st Place: Une soirée costumée, by Julien Zamor
2nd Place: Fragment d'une vie, by Laura Crossheart

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