iFiction

Competition 1995

Leaving the main room, you step into a side room where Competition 1995 is taking place.

A Change in the Weather
An Interactive Short Story
Play release 4 (original IFComp 1995 entry)
Play release 6
Copyright © 1995-6 by Andrew Plotkin.
Game Review at Baf's Guide
Competition 1995: 1st place, Inform Division
Walking away from a picnic, you are suddenly caught in a country storm. You must protect a bridge from being destroyed. An ultra-linear game.

All Quiet on the Library Front
An Interactive Vignette
Play release 1 (original IFComp 1995 entry)
Play release 2
Copyright © 1995 by Michael S. Phillips.
Game Review at Baf's Guide
Competition 1995: 5th place, Inform division
As a student with an IF assignment looming, you need to get a biography out of the library - however, it is a very rare book, and surely you won't be allowed to take it with you...

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Presents "Detective"
An Interactive MiSTing
Play original IFComp 1995 entry
Play release 7
Play Silver Screen Edition
Copyright © 1995-6 by Christopher E. Forman.
Copyright © 2000 by Stuart Moore (release 7).
Game Review at Baf's Guide
Competition 1995: 4th place, Inform division
A rewrite of Matt Barringer's incredibly bad game "Detective", this game was ported to Inform and subjected to treatment with Mystery Science Theater 3000 sarcasm.

The Magic Toyshop
A fun game for all the family
Play original IFComp 1995 entry
Play updated version
Copyright © 1995 by Gareth Rees.
Game Review at Baf's Guide
Competition 1995: 3rd place, Inform division
A one-location game in which you play a series of puzzles against a shopkeeper in order to get a present.

The Mind Electric
An Interactive Vision
Play release 2 (original IFComp 1995 entry)
Play release 3
Copyright © 1995 by Jason Dyer.
Game Review at Baf's Guide
Competition 1995: 2nd place, Inform division
Set in an unusual cyber/virtual reality background, you play a disembodied consciousness trapped in an electron prison of the mind.

Tube Trouble
Play original IFComp 1995 entry
Play updated version
Copyright © 1995 by Richard Tucker.
Game Review at Baf's Guide
Competition 1995: 6th place, Inform division
You have been trapped in the underground system for what may be days or even weeks - and you are desperately hungry. The chocolate machine is playing up, and there's never a train when you want one.