ifwiki: IFComp 1997
tuidcomp: t5127frvto2shut

This directory contains all the games, each one in its own directory,
sorted by programming language.

# announcement.txt

Announcing the Third Annual Text Adventure Authorship
Competition, Administered by "Whizzard" Gerry Kevin Wilson

# comp97.z5
ifwiki: CompXX
tuid: a3thoxm83tzz8ihz

The 'front-end' game for the 1997 competition, providing
information on all the games and systems used to run
them, plus the ability to sort the games you can play
into a random list. Written by Lucian Paul Smith
Release 3 / Serial number 971009

# complete-results.txt

complete list of the results of the competition, by the
vote taker, LucFrench

# everything.zip
tuid: sgax2zoh2zc0wcla

all the entries in this year's competition in one package.
Unzip into a directory with the -d option to preserve the
original subdirectory structure.

# official-results.txt

the results of the competition, by Gerry Kevin Wilson

# read.me

Whizzard's note about this year's competition:
read this to find out where to get more information

# AcornJACL.spk

a quick port of the JACL engine to the Acorn RISC OS
by Julian Arnold, so that Acorn users can play the JACL
competition game

# agt/emailbox

E-Mailbox v0.3 (beta), a true story based on actual events
that occurred to a real individual, by Jay A. Goemmer

# alan/leaves

Leaves, a Short Interactive Journey by Mikko Vuorinen,
release 3

# hugo/down

Down, by Kent Tessman,
Release 1, 30sep97

# inform/agb
ifwiki: A_Good_Breakfast

A Good Breakfast, an Interactive Feeding by Stuart Adair.
Release 2 / Serial number 971107

# inform/bear
ifwiki: A_Bear's_Night_Out

A Bear's Night Out, an Interactive Children's Story
by David Dyte.  Release 2 / Serial number 971011
(an updated version of this game is in games/zcode/bear.z5)

# inform/cask
ifwiki: CASK

Cask, my first stab at Interactive Fiction,
by Harry M. Hardjono.  Release 1 / Serial number 970917

# inform/congrats
ifwiki: Congratulations!

Congratulations! by Frederick J. Hirsch.
Release 1 / Serial number 970929

# inform/edifice
ifwiki: The_Edifice

The Edifice, an Interactive Allegory by Lucian Smith.
Competition Release 1 / Serial number 970930
(an updated version of this game is in
[the walkthrough edifice.rec is linked to

# inform/erden

Travels in the Land of Erden:  In Quest of the Adventure
by Laura A. Knauth.  Release 1 / Serial number 970930
(an updated version of this game is in

# inform/friday

Friday Afternoon or: Escape from MicroSun,
by Mischa Schweitzer.  Release 1 / Serial number 970927

# inform/home
ifwiki: Coming_Home

Coming Home, A Simple Home Adventure by Andrew Katz.
Release 1 / Serial number 970919

# inform/house
ifwiki: Aunt_Nancy's_House

Aunt Nancy's House, an Interactive Simulation.
by Nate Schwartzman.   Release 1 / Serial number 970906

# inform/legacy

The Family Legacy, an Interactive Ghost (???) Story
by The Tame Computer, Marnie Parker (aka Female Deer).
Release 1 / Serial number 971011
Note: This game was withdrawn from the competition, but
for historical reasons it stays here with the author's
consent. Please play the game if you like and tell the
author what you think.

# inform/lest

Madame L'Estrange and the Troubled Spirit,
an Interactive Fiction by Ian Ball and Marcus Young.
Release 1 / Serial number 970929

# inform/lost
ifwiki: The_Lost_Spellmaker

The Lost Spellmaker, an Interactive Mission
by Neil James Brown.  Release 1 / Serial number 970927
(an updated version of this game is in games/zcode/lost.z5)

# inform/mimesis

Sins Against Mimesis, an Interactive Theosophy
by One of the Bruces.  Release 1 / Serial number 970925
(an updated version of this game is in
games/zcode/mimesis.z5 (compiled game file) and in
games/source/inform/mimesis.zip (source code and makefile))

# inform/newday

A New Day, by Jonathan Fry.
Release 1 / Serial number 970929
(an updated version of this game is in

# inform/pintown

Pintown, by Stefan Blixt.
Release 1 / Serial number 970902

# inform/pizza

Phred Phontious and the Quest for Pizza,
an Interactive Errand by Michael Zey.
Release 1 / Serial number 970929

# inform/reflect

Symetry, a Matter of Self Trust by Rybread Celsius.
Release 1 / Serial number 970925

# inform/spring
ifwiki: She's_Got_a_Thing_for_a_Spring

She's Got a Thing for a Spring,
an Interactive Dip in a Hot Spring by Brent VanFossen.
Release 1 / Serial number 970926

# inform/sylenius

Sylenius Mysterium, an Interactive Transcendence.
by whomever wrote it.  Release 1 / Serial number 970928

# inform/tdragon

The Town Dragon, by David A. Cornelson.
Release 2 / Serial number 970929

# inform/tempest

The Tempest, an interactive performance by William Shakespeare.
Release 3 / Serial number 970929

# jacl/grail

The Unholy Grail, by Stuart Allen,
release 1
NOTE: edit file "config" to point to your game file.

# tads/aardvark

The Obscene Quest of Dr. Aardvarkbarf, by Gary Roggin.

# tads/almanac

Poor Zefron's Almanac: an interactive cross-genre romp
by Carl W. Klutzke.  Version 1.0, 30sep97

# tads/babel
ifwiki: Babel

Babel, by Ian Finley.

# tads/frenfive

The Frenetic Five vs. Sturm und Drang,
interactive fiction by Anonymous.  Competition version.
(an updated version of this game is in games/tads/frenfive.gam
games/mac/frenfive.sit.hqx, and in games/pc/frenfive.zip)

# tads/glow

Glowgrass, an Interactive Short Story by Nate Cull.
Release 1

# tads/savannah

Sunset Over Savannah, an Existential Vacation by Ivan Cockrum.
Release 1.0, 30sep97
(an updated version of this game is in

# tads/temple

Temple of the Orc Mage (level one), by Gary Roggin.

# tads/vtech

VirtuaTech, by David Glasser,
Release 1

# tads/zero

Zero Sum Game, an Exercise in Fantastic Futility
by Cody Sandifer.  Release 1.

# tads/zombie

Zombie! The Interactive Creepshow by Scott W. Starkey

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Parent Directory  -
agt/2001-07-12 05:33 -
alan/2001-07-12 05:33 -
hugo/2001-07-12 05:33 -
inform/2023-11-08 19:50 -
jacl/2001-07-12 05:35 -
tads/2001-07-12 05:36 -
read.me1997-10-11 04:00 621
complete-results.txt1998-02-12 05:00 1.1K
official-results.txt1998-02-09 05:00 1.9K
Index2024-02-02 13:54 5.8K
announcement.txt1997-04-04 05:00 7.9K
AcornJACL.spk1997-10-13 04:00 29K
comp97.z51997-10-09 04:00 101K
everything.zip1997-11-18 05:00 3.2M

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