November 21-22 is the weekend for the 2020 WordPlay online festival.
November 24 is the next meeting of the Boston IF Meetup.
December 5 is the next meeting of the SF/Bay Area IF Meetup.
Contest, Jams, and Festivals
Hand Eye Society is hosting the 2020 WordPlay festival on November 21 and 22. The festival celebrates “the most interesting uses of writing and words in contemporary games.” The event is taking place online, and it is free to attend.
The IF Comp voting deadline is fast approaching. Players have until November 29 to vote on their favorites of this year’s games.
IF Comp is also continuing to accept prizes and contributions to the Colossal Fund.
AdvXJam (a non-ranked game jam hosted by the Adventure X Team) is underway, continuing until November 28. The jam focuses on story-driven games, and is open to authors at all levels of experience.