05 January: There's a new organizer for 2014! Jason McIntosh will be taking over from Stephen Granade as the new IFComp organizer. See http://www.intfiction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=10988 for more information.
29 September: The games are now available! You can play them online or download them for offline play. Remember to get your votes in by November 15! Authors may update their games as the competition progresses. The online play links will use the latest version, and the updates will be available from the IF Archive.
Welcome to IFComp 2013, the competition for short text adventures!
The competition has ended, and the results are in! The top three games are Coloratura, Robin & Orchid, and Ollie Ollie Oxen Free. The winners of the Miss Congeniality Contest, chosen by the authors themselves, are Coloratura, Their angelical understanding, and Ollie Ollie Oxen Free and Bell Park, Youth Detective (tie for third).
For the last eighteen years, the members of the Interactive Fiction community have held a yearly interactive fiction competition. For fans of the old Infocom games as well as for newcomers to the genre, the competition is a chance to enjoy some of the best short adventure games available anywhere.