Winners of the 2010 IFComp

1st place

Aotearoa
An Interactive Adventure

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Matt Wigdahl

The Fish of Maui. The Land of the Long Cloud. Aotearoa. An entire continent of untamed wilds, and the last place on Earth where dinosaurs still roam. If only you'd come ashore under better circumstances...

This work also won 1st place (tie) in the 2010 Miss Congeniality Awards.

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2nd place

Rogue of the Multiverse

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C.E.J. Pacian

Congratulations, convict 76954! You have been selected for scientific experimentation! You will be matter-transmitted to exotic non-Treaty worlds - where opportunities abound to take in fantastic sights and mingle with colourful locals!

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3rd place

One Eye Open

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Colin Sandel and Carolyn VanEseltine

Had you known the bloody history of Corona Labs, you would never have signed up as a test subject. But now, plunged into that history, surrounded by the damned and the dying, you must find the truth. Perhaps you will even survive it.

This work also won 3rd place (tie) in the 2010 Miss Congeniality Awards.

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4th place

The Blind House

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Amanda Allen (writing as “Maude Overton”)

I scarcely know the woman at my side. I don't even know why she was the one I turned to. I can only hope that we haven't been followed, that she won't ask too many questions. The only choice left to me now is to trust her.

This work also won 3rd place (tie) in the 2010 Miss Congeniality Awards.

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5th place

Death off the Cuff

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Simon Christiansen

This work also won 1st place (tie) in the 2010 Miss Congeniality Awards.

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6th place

Mite


7th place

The People's Glorious Revolutionary Text Adventure Game

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Taylor Vaughan

Sure, there's only five of you against a world full of reactionaries, but you have Revolutionary Spirit! You can't possibly fail. Nothing can stand in your way! Now if only you could find your Revolutionary to-do list...

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8th place

Flight of the Hummingbird
An Interactive Costumed Caper

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Michael Martin

Dr. Sinister is at it again! The Concordance of Powered Response isn't entirely clear on what it is he's planning, but it's big. This is clearly a task for one of the world's mightiest champions!

Unfortunately, they've had to send you instead.

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9th place (tie)

Gris et Jaune

Jason Devlin (writing as “Steve van Gaal”)

She wanted answers. He wanted a cure. You just wanted to live.

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9th place (tie)

The Warbler's Nest

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Jason McIntosh @JmacDotOrg jmac@jmac.org

Surely the reed bank counts as a wild place. While it gives you so much, you've never tended it, not really, not like you do with your garden. It's something like the forest, then, but much safer to search without attracting attention. So here you are.

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11th place

Divis Mortis

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Lynnea Glasser @lynneaglasser (writing as “Lynnea Dally”)

The infection has spread. They are coming.

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12th place

Oxygen
A Game of Survival

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ShadowK

An explosion rattles the Aegis mining station and the oxygen tanks are leaking. Who gets the remaining oxygen and who will perish? The choice is up to you, a lowly technician trapped in an access conduit.

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13th place

The Bible Retold: Following a Star

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Justin Morgan

You are Balthasar, a magus from Babylon. You and your companions, Gaspar and Melchior, are about to embark on a journey to Judea, a client kingdom of the Roman Empire, to venerate a newborn king. You'll need to bring gifts.

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14th place

Leadlight

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Wade Clarke

15-year-old Belinda Nettle is studying at Linville Girls High School in Australia's Blue Mountains. After falling asleep in the library one afternoon, she wakes from her mundane existence into a nightmare.

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15th place

Gigantomania

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Michelle Tirto and Mike Ciul

Living under the Stalin era, in four parts.

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16th place

Under, In Erebus

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Brian Rapp

Board that Drain-Bound El for an adventure that could only happen in Erebus.

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17th place (tie)

The 12:54 to Asgard

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J. Robinson Wheeler

Your mood is foul as you drive down to the studio in the middle of the night to fix a leak that's threatening to short circuit the entire studio. A chilling feeling haunts you tonight, and you feel pushed to the end of the line. Is this it, all there is?

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17th place (tie)

Pen and Paint
An Interactive Scribbling


19th place

The Bible Retold: The Lost Sheep

Ben Pennington

There is dissent in the ranks! One of your sheep makes a run for the next field, jumping gracefully over the hedgerows. You stand up quickly and collect your crook. You need that sheep!

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20th place

Heated

Timothy Peers

Get to work early, don't get too angry and get your raise.

You've been a slacker for long enough, and this is your one opportunity to really wow the boss!

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21st place

Ninja's Fate

Hannes Schueller

Sent by his village elders to retrieve a stolen gold idol, a ninja finds himself in a Panksian world. Little does he know his true destiny is waiting for him here...

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22nd place

The Sons of the Cherry
A multiple-choice game


23rd place

East Grove Hills


24th place

R
(Pron: Arrr)

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therealeasterbunny

Ye be the Dread (but handsome n' quite nice on occasion) Pirate Goattybeard. Ye quest? Why, it be t'get the treasure and rescue ye wench o'course!

There be sharks, grog, caves, bones, an' all manner o' piratey things afoot! Arrr...

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25th place

A Quiet Evening at Home

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Ruth Alfasso (writing as “anonymous”)

They say you should write what you know. Sorry.

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26th place

The Chronicler

John Evans

A short game with a few interesting tricks.

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