The Interactive Fiction Competition

An annual celebration of new, text-driven digital games and stories from independent creators.

Competition status: The games of the 2023 Interactive Fiction Competition are ready for judging! Anyone can be a judge: just play and rate at least five games by November 15. See the full schedule.

IFComp's 29th year!

Welcome! Here a few things you can do on this site, right now:

The Colossal Fund

Support IFComp and its authors through a charitable gift to The Colossal Fund, providing a cash prize pool for top IFComp entries! Learn more about it, and see who has contributed this year.

We've raised $5,796 of our $10,000 goal so far!

Stay comp-informed

For news and updates:

We'll post updates to both throughout the year, as the competition develops.