26th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition (2020)

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Series: Annual Interactive Fiction Competition

Official Web site: https://ifcomp.org/comp/2020

Organizer(s): Jacqueline Ashwell profile

Award date: December 5, 2020

Qualification opening date: October 1, 2020

Qualification closing date: November 29, 2020

Games and Awards

1st Place (tie): The Impossible Bottle, by Linus Åkesson
1st Place (tie): Tavern Crawler, by Josh Labelle
3rd Place: Vain Empires, by Thomas Mack and Xavid
4th Place: Limerick Quest, by Pace Smith
5th Place: The Magpie Takes the Train, by Mathbrush
6th Place: The Eleusinian Miseries, by Mike Russo
7th Place: A Rope of Chalk, by Ryan Veeder
8th Place (tie): Stuff of Legend, by Lance Campbell
8th Place (tie): A Murder in Fairyland, by Abigail Corfman
10th Place: Sense of Harmony, by Scenario World
11th Place (tie): Flattened London, by Carter Gwertzman
11th Place (tie): Doppeljobs, by Lei
13th Place: Vampire Ltd, by Alex Harby
14th Place: Alone, by Paul Michael Winters
15th Place: Sage Sanctum Scramble, by Arthur DiBianca
16th Place (tie): Lore Distance Relationship, by Naomi "Bez" Norbez
16th Place (tie): Captivity, by Jim Aikin
18th Place: Congee, by Becci
19th Place: Red Radish Robotics, by Gibbo
20th Place: Shadow Operative, by Michael Lauenstein
21st Place: Ulterior Spirits, by E.J. Holcomb
22nd Place: Ascension of Limbs, by AKheon
23rd Place: Ferryman's Gate, by Daniel Maycock
24th Place: Happyland, by Rob Fitzel
25th Place: Jay Schilling's Edge of Chaos, by Robb Sherwin, Mike Sousa
26th Place: Entangled, by Dark Star
27th Place: Academic Pursuits (As Opposed To Regular Pursuits), by ruqiyah
28th Place: Little Girl In Monsterland, by Mike Stallone
29th Place: Electric word, "life", by Lance Nathan
30th Place: The Eidolon's Escape, by Mark Clarke
31st Place (tie): Babyface, by Mark Sample
31st Place (tie): Chorus, by Skarn
33rd Place (tie): Seasonal Apocalypse Disorder, by Zan and Xavid
33rd Place (tie): How The Elephant's Child Who Walked By Himself Got His Wings, by Peter Eastman
35th Place: Lovely Assistant: Magical Girl, by Bitter Karella
36th Place: Turbo Chest Hair Massacre, by Joey Acrimonious
37th Place: The Cursèd Pickle of Shireton, by Hanon Ondricek
38th Place: High Jinnks, by M. Nite Chamberlain
39th Place: The Brutal Murder of Jenny Lee, by Daniel Gao
40th Place: Ghostfinder: Shift, by Han-Joo Kim
41th Place: For a Place by the Putrid Sea, by Arno von Borries
42nd Place (tie): Mother Tongue, by Nell Raban
42nd Place (tie): Tragic, by Jared Jackson
44th Place: Dr Ego and the egg of Man-Toomba, by Special Agent
45th Place: A Catalan Summer, by Neibucrion
46th Place: The Moon wed Saturn, by Pseudavid
47th Place: The Call of Innsmouth, by Tripper McCarthy
48th Place: The Copyright of Silence, by Ola Hansson
49th Place (tie): Captain Graybeard's Plunder, by Julian Mortimer Smith
49th Place (tie): BYOD, by n-n
51st Place: Phantom, by Peter Eastman
52nd Place: What the Bus?, by Emery Joyce
53rd Place: Deelzebub, by Morgan Elrod-Erickson, Skyler Grandel, Jan Kim
54th Place: Minor Arcana, by Jack Sanderson Thwaite
55th Place: The Land Down Under, by The Marino Family
56th Place: "Terror in the Immortal's Atelier" by Gevelle Formicore, by Richard Goodness writing as The Water Supply writing as Gevelle Formicore
57th Place: You Couldn't Have Done That, by Ann Hugo
58th Place: "Incident! Aliens on the Teresten!" by Tarquin Segundo, by Richard Goodness writing as The Water Supply writing as Tarquin Segundo
59th Place (tie): "Adventures in the Tomb of Ilfane" by Willershin Rill, by Richard Goodness writing as The Water Supply writing as Willershin Rill
59th Place (tie): The Incredibly Mild Misadventures of Tom Trundle, by B F Lindsay
59th Place (tie): Deus Ex Ceviche, by Tom Lento, Chandler Groover
62nd Place: Trusting My Mortal Enemy?! What a Disaster!, by Storysinger Presents
63rd Place: A Calling of Dogs, by Arabella Collins
64th Place (tie): Accelerate, by The TAV Institute
64th Place (tie): The Cave, by Neil Aitken
66th Place: Where the Wind Once Blew Free, by No Sell Out Productions
67th Place: Stoned Ape Hypothesis, by James Heaton
68th Place: Quintessence, by Andrea M. Pawley
69th Place: Savor, by Ed Nobody
70th Place (tie): Desolation, by Earth Traveler
70th Place (tie): Stand Up / Stay Silent, by Y Ceffyl Gwyn
72nd Place: Radicofani, by Rob
73rd Place: The Wayward Story, by Ralfe Rich (as Cristmo Ibarra)
74th Place: The Pinecone, by Joseph Pentangelo
75th Place: Under They Thunder, by Andrew Schultz
76th Place: Quest for the Sword of Justice, by Damon L. Wakes
77th Place: (s)wordsmyth, by Tristan Jacobs
78th Place: Tombs & Mummies, by Matthew Warner
79th Place: The Turnip, by Joseph Pentangelo
80th Place: Passages, by Jared W Cooper
81st Place: The Arkhill Darkness, by Jason Barrett
82nd Place: Big Trouble in Little Dino Park, by Seth Paxton, Rachel Aubertin
83rd Place: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants, by Kenneth Pedersen (as Ilmur Eggert)
84th Place: Just another Fairy Tale, by Finn Rosenløv
85th Place: The Shadow In The Snow, by Andrew Brown
86th Place: Return to Castle Coris, by Larry Horsfield
87th Place: INFINITUBE, by Anonymous
88th Place: Sheep Crossing, by Andrew Geng
89th Place: Sonder Snippets, by Sana
90th Place: Tangled Tales, by JimJams Games
91st Place: Move On, by Serhii Mozhaiskyi
92nd Place: Creatures, by Andreas Hagelin
93rd Place (tie): Saint Simon's Saw, by Samuel Thomson
93rd Place (tie): Last House on the Block, by Jason Olson
95th Place: SOUND, by CynthiaP
96th Place: At Night, by Oscar Martinez
97th Place: You Will Thank Me as Fast as You Thank a Werewolf, by B.J. Best
98th Place: Amazing Quest, by Nick Montfort
99th Place: The Place, by Ima
100th Place: #VanLife, by Victoria
101st Place: Equal-librium, by Ima
102nd Place: Fight Forever, by Pako
103rd Place: Popstar Idol Survival Game, by CrunchMasterGowon

Miss Congeniality

1st Place: The Magpie Takes the Train, by Mathbrush
2nd Place: Tavern Crawler, by Josh Labelle
3rd Place: Vain Empires, by Thomas Mack and Xavid

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