Mid-November Link Assortment

IF Comp judging is just about over — if you don’t have your votes in, and you want to, you should hurry!

On November 17, the Baltimore/DC Area group will be at Mad City Coffee, looking at choice-based games from IF Comp.

n2YQq1.jpgDecember 1 is the next SF Bay IF Meetup.

December 1 is also the last day for Ectocomp voting.

December 5-8 in Dublin is the next ICIDS, an academic conference on interactive digital storytelling. (I have enjoyed this in the past, though it’s been a few years since I’ve been able to attend.

 

New Releases

DZpt5ESU0AAVyDZ.jpgBravemule is releasing the hypertext horror anthology The Silence Under Your Bed.  The game is a collection of stories, and includes original music and art by the creative team.

“Speed dating for the railway-tycoon monopolist robber baron!”  Gilded Rails by Anaea Lay is the most recent offering on Choice of Games.

Independent French game studio Nova-box has recently released the interactive graphic novel Seers Isle. Set in a fantasy version of medieval Northern Europe, the game features a substantial amount of content and artwork, and is playable in both French and English.

 

Articles and Podcasts

For his latest article on sub-Q, Bruno Dias explores the relationship between player and viewpoint character in IF.

 

Publishing

Mythaxis is seeking IF to include in its upcoming February 2019 issue; however, it does not pay.

 

Job Opportunities

Dakota State University is currently seeking an Assistant Professor of Computer Game Design.

 

 

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