Floating in space on a strange vessel, sole survivor of a world... and maybe of the entire human race, Ektor Mastiff must find a way through the cosmos, on a voyage that can change the history of mankind forever.
A short game about grief with occasional snakes.
You play Tony, a fourteen-year old thief who needs some help looting the legendary Oakville Manor. Luckily it's the 1980s and finding fellow adventurers is just a modem squeal away...
This work also won 1st place in the 2012 Miss Congeniality Awards.
Elysia: a new Earth. Possibly the greatest opportunity the starship Concerto has found in its thousand-year voyage. But with opportunities there are risks, and there's more going on on Elysia than meets the eye...
Christopher Huang (writing as “Virgil Hilts”)
It's gloriously sunny outside, and you can smell the grass from in here. It's not fair. All the servants have the day off, and you can bet they're not cooped up indoors in their Sunday best. If only there were some way to escape....
This work also won 3rd place in the 2012 Miss Congeniality Awards.
Two people wake up in a train carriage, tied up and gagged, unable to speak, unable to escape and unable to die. All they can do is sleep, think and remember.
Andrew Schultz (writing as “Ned Yompus”)
A weird special power can help save a weird world.
It'd be a lot harder with graphics.
Your surgery went very well. But you couldn't really afford it...
(Warning: some blood and gore)
The apocalypse is over. The human race lost. You're hungry. And you have a hell of a headache.
Discretionary warning: This game is violent, scatological, and eschatological.
In a Manor of Speaking is a punny adventure set in the surreal world of Calembour.
Journey through the bizarre Outlands, the bustling streets of Rudeville, and eventually find your way to the Manor itself as you save the land using the power of words!
mysterious game...hyperlink powered, yes, but what ethos does it promote? a death ethos? my god...or uh, visions, gender, the hyphen between dream-notdream, fascination, feeling anything at all?
two significant endings
Ethan Rupp and Joshua Rupp
You are a beachcomber living by the shore. Today, you wake to find an empty fish bowl in your home, and don't remember how it got there. You try to piece your memory back together, but soon learn what the old maps meant: Here there be monsters.
Joey Jones and Melvin Rangasamy (writing as “Jenny Roomy and Jasmine Lavages”)
In the near future a drone war rages in the skies, but below in Summerland there is only one thought: who's going to feed Jacquotte?
This work also won 2nd place in the 2012 Miss Congeniality Awards.
Two astronauts set out to settle America's first lunar base in the year 2080. You are one of them.
Thing are looking up! After decades of scrimping and saving, you've finally pulled yourself out of debt. The only thing left standing between you and financial independence is one last mortgage payment. What could possibly go wrong?
As an heir to the fortune of the Coltan-magnate ER Millhouse, you can expand your inheritance or become buried in medical and legal fees as you peruse his living will and discover the story behind the fortune he pillaged in the Congo. (Undum)
Science fiction adventure! Extinction looms for the fish, people, and entire planet of Traglea. Can one bumbling space cadet rescue enough alien fish before too late? Can he learn the secret of Traglean karate? Find out & help save the planet! (ADRIFT 4)
A zombie apocalypse, with one dose of antidote, one bullet and two survivors.
A train hurtles towards your son - or five strangers.
You're kidnapped and forced to save an innocent life. Is there another way?
What do you do? Can you pass The Test?
Kicker is an interactive sports fiction in which you take on the often derided role of a place kicker in a game of American football.
Walk the walk, talk the talk, drink the drink, kick the ball, and more!
A desperate attempt at a story about a desperate attempt to enter into the 2012 IFCOMP at the last minute.
This conversation-based IF game is the equivalent to a short-short story in the non-IF world.
Name of the game file: The Sealed Room.a3c
Name of walkthru: The Sealed Room walkthrough.rtf
You have to rescue a princess of legendary beauty who is reportedly being held prisoner in a labyrinth beneath the Castle...
Find your way through a foreign airport in search of your friend, understanding or just a safe flight home.
Andrew Brown (writing as “Old Andy”)
to switch on walkthrough you must type "ftang" then "walkthrough" "shazam" will fill your inventory with useful things... "ftang" toggles cheat mode
Mauricio Diaz Garcia (writing as “M4u”)
The essence of the game is the essence of any human life: fulfill our purpose through our mistakes to finally find our truly selves and reach our destiny, the one destiny.
Emily Forand et al
This game was authored by the guild, Valkyrie, three students enrolled in a Game-based Learning Developmental English course this Fall semester at Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, CO.
You wake up a room with no memory of who you are or what you're doing there.
You need to survive, that's all you know.
The organizer of the 2012 Annual Interactive Fiction Competition was Stephen Granade.