ECTOCOMP is an annual competition for interactive fiction celebrating 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 profile, Ju / smwhr profile

Qualification opening date: October 1, 2023

Qualification closing date: October 31, 2023

Games and Awards

La Petite Mort - English

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

Winner: ConfigurationUploader, by Autumn Chen
2nd Place: Forever and Ever, by PetricakeGames-IF
3rd Place: The Dying of the Light, by Amanda Walker
4th Place: Your Body a Temple, or the Postmodern Prometheus, by Charm Cochran
5th Place: Ah Lim's Chicken Rice, #01-08A, by Kastel
6th Place: In the Blink of an Eye, by manonamora
7th Place: Zombie Eye: Campfire Tales, by Dee Cooke
8th Place: Please Leave a Message, by Sarah Willson
9th Place: The Loneliest House, by alyshkalia
10th Place: GUT THE MOVIE, by Coral Nulla
11th Place: Vampire Gold, by Olaf Nowacki
12th Place: ~~~Into Darkness~~~, by Jac Colvin
13th Place: The Author and its characters, by Stanwixbuster
14th Place: The Labyrinthine Library of Xleksixnrewix, by Daniel Stelzer, Ada Stelzer, and Sarah Stelzer
15th Place: A Study of Human Behavior, by Earth Traveler
16th Place: YOUNGBLOOD; YELLOWBELLY, by swanchime
17th Place: Bonfire Night: The Black Dog, by Carter X Gwertzman
19th Place: Taller Tech Mauler Mech, by Andrew Schultz

Le Grand Guignol - English

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

Winner: InGirum_English, by BenyDanette
2nd Place: The Revenant's Lament, by 30x30
3rd Place: Good Bones: A Haunted Housewarming, by Leon Lin
4th Place: Mothman Test, by Sara Messenger
5th Place: La Petite Mort, by manonamora
6th Place: Sunny-Side Up, by PetricakeGames-IF
7th Place: Dark Communion, by alyshkalia
8th Place: Red Haze / Bruma Roja, by Ruber Eaglenest
9th Place: Put-Peep(tm), by Sean Huxter
10th Place: End Of History, by n-n
11th Place: Öhfwërhld, by Bruhstin
12th Place: Among the Haunted, by aurelim
13th Place: Roads of Liches, by Andrew Schultz
14th Place: Latter-Day Pamphlets, by Robert from High Tower Games
15th Place: Haunted House for Social Phobics, by Stewart C Baker
16th Place: The Shattered Fortress, by JazzTap
17th Place: The Haunting of Corbitt House, by Arlan Wetherminster

La Petite Mort - Spanish

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

Winner: El Fin de la Historia, by n-n
2nd Place: El último Baile, by Chemo Umbría
3rd Place: Red Haze / Bruma Roja, by Ruber Eaglenest

Le Grand Guignol - Spanish

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

Winner: El Virulé, segunda parte: Padre, by paravaariar
2nd Place: Esbozo de feto investigando crimen, by Strollersoft
3rd Place: 30 Dreams in 31 days, by Mery
4th Place: La Herencia de la Carne, by AZ
5th Place: BILLIE NIGHT, by Sequentia Soft (Fran Kapilla)
6th Place: Monte de las Ánimas (2023), by Daniel Revenga (DaReInt)
7th Place: Travesuras de estudiantes, by ivsaez
8th Place: Chasquidos, by binary-sequence

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.

Winner: Meurtre dans la station spatiale - 4h, by maximejr
2nd Place: In the Blink of an Eye, by manonamora

Le Grand Guignol - French

Pour tous les autres jeux qui, pour une raison ou pour une autre, ont été fabriqués en plus de 4h.

Winner: InGirum_French, by BenyDanette

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