Attack of the Clockwork Army (Felicity Banks)

Attack of the Clockwork Army is a new Hosted Game at Choice of Games. It’s a steampunk Australian story by the same author who wrote IF Comp‘s Scarlet Sails and one of this year’s Windhammer Prize entrants, After the Flag Fell. And before I get any further at all, we need some disclosures. Disclosures: Attack … Continue reading “Attack of the Clockwork Army (Felicity Banks)”

IF Comp 2015: Scarlet Sails (Felicity Banks)

The 21st annual Interactive Fiction Competition is currently on, through mid-November. Voting is open to the general public; the only prerequisite is that you not be an author, not vote on games that you tested, and submit votes on at least five games. (You emphatically do not have to have played them all! In a … Continue reading “IF Comp 2015: Scarlet Sails (Felicity Banks)”

Windhammer Prize 2015: After the Flag Fell (Felicity Banks)

The 2015 Windhammer Prize is now running, which means you can download and play any of the 16 PDF gamebooks entered; if you play a reasonable number of them, you may also judge the competition by submitting a list of your top three favorites. (Full details are at the judging site.) * After the Flag … Continue reading “Windhammer Prize 2015: After the Flag Fell (Felicity Banks)”

Mid-February Link Assortment

February 17, the London IF Meetup is doing a Saturday afternoon workshop on using ink and Unity together. This is one of the best methods for creating professional-looking standalone IF applications, and we’ll help you get started with the tools you need. February 21 is the next meetup of the People’s Republic of IF, in … Continue reading “Mid-February Link Assortment”

End of September Link Assortment

Events IF Comp goes live October 1. That’s tomorrow! It looks like there will be quite a few entries this year. October 7, I am speaking in Buenos Aires about AI (more an artificial intelligence than a narrative talk per se, though I do get a bit into some recent AI-aided work). Also October 7 is … Continue reading “End of September Link Assortment”

End of July Link Assortment

Events August 5 is the next SF Bay Area IF Meetup. The proposed agenda is to look at the games released for Introcomp this year. August 7 is the deadline to apply as an exhibitor at November’s AdventureX. This is an application to demonstrate your game(s) at a table during a two-day narrative games conference … Continue reading “End of July Link Assortment”