I have never run an IF comp before, and in the aftermath of TWIFcomp, I thought it would be a good idea to write down what worked and what didn’t in case the urge to run another comp ever returns. I’ve divided this into what I would do differently, and what I would do the [...]
TWIFcomp, with its first prize of duct tape, was never meant to be a very serious competition, and I am pleased to say that most people took it at face value. Nonetheless, a number of very clever and even thought-provoking works were submitted. This is a post about the entries. In a couple days I’ll [...]
A preview of the fabulous TWIFcomp prizes:
First Prize: Duct Tape
Second Prize: Ramen Noodles
Third Prize: Lucky Dice
Runner-Up: Pokémon Card
Remember the deadline: All entries must be received by this Sunday, April 25, 2010, at 16:00 GMT. Full details on the TWIFcomp page.
I’m not sure this is a good idea, and I’m not sure what kind of response it will get, but I’ve decided to create a new IF competition — TWIFcomp.
TWIFcomp is the result of a collision between interactive fiction and today’s fast-paced thumb-typing lifestyle: all games must be 140 characters or less.
How much [...]