This directory contains all the games, each one in its own directory, sorted by programming language.
The following files were added after the creation of the archives comp98.zip and Comp98.sit.bin. All files submitted by the game authors with permission from David Dyte.
inform/atrox/atrox.txt walkthrough for Cattus Atrox
inform/photopia/bug.txt a bug in Photopia and how not to run into it
tads/arrival/bug.txt a bug in Arrival and how to circumvent it
tads/arrival/arrival.rs1 sound resource file for Arrival
CC, by Mikko Vuorinen. Requires Alan interpreter (Arun) 2.8 to run.
comp98.zip converted to Macintosh format by Andrew Plotkin. Download in binary mode!
The 'front-end' game for the 1998 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
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. See also the note above about files that were added after comp98.zip was created.
Persistence of Memory, by Anonymous (an updated version of this game is in games/hugo/memory.hex)
Acid Whiplash, by Anonymous, or rather: Rybread Celsius Can't Find a Dictionary, by Rybread Celsius and Cody Sandifer Release 1 / Serial number 980928
Cattus Atrox, by David A. Cornelson Release 3.981001 (source code is in games/source/inform/AtroxSrc.zip)
Little Blue Men, an interactive object lesson by Michael S. Gentry Release 1 / Serial number 980923
The City version 2, an interactive short-experience by Sam Barlow Release 1 / Serial number 980930
Trapped in a One-Room Dilly, by Laura A. Knauth Release 1 / Serial number 980917
Enlightenment: a One Room Absurdity by Taro Stephen Ogawa Release 7 / Serial number 891001
Where Evil Dwells, by Paul Johnson and Steve Owens Release 1 / Serial number 980930
Fifteen, by Ricardo Dague Release 1 / Serial number 980926
Human Resources Stories: In Search of Employment by Harry M. Hardjono Release 1 / Serial number 980930
Informatory, by William S. Shlaer Release 1 / Serial number 980929 (an updated version of this game is in games/zcode/Informat.z5)
Mother Loose, an Interactive Nursery Rhyme by Irene Callaci Release 1 / Serial number 980928 (an updated version of this game is in games/zcode/loose.z5)
Muse: An Autumn Romance, by Christopher Huang Release 1 / Serial number 980927 (an updated version of this game is in games/zcode/muse.z5)
Photopia, by Opal O'Donnell (an updated version of this game is in games/zcode/photopia.z5 and games/pc/photopia.exe)
Purple, a passage through disaster, by Stefan Blixt Release 1 / Serial number 980929
Research Dig, by Chris Armitage Release 1 / Serial number 980930
The Ritual of Purification, an Interactive Cleansing by Sable Release 1 / Serial number 980927
Spacestation, by David Ledgard Release 1 / Serial number 980819 (an updated version of this game is in games/zcode/spacest2.z5)
In the Spotlight, an Unexpected Intelligence Test by John Byrd Release 5 / Serial number 980929
Downtown Tokyo Present Day, by Digby McWiggle Release 1 / Serial number 980930
I Didn't Know You Could Yodel! by Michael R. Eisenman and Andrew J. Indovina Ver 1.12 / Release 24 / Serial number 8675309
David Dyte's announcement that he is the organiser of the 1998 IF Writing Competition
a list of which author chose which prize in the 1998 competition.
David Dyte's note about this year's competition: read this to find out where to get more information
The results of the 1998 competition
some important dates, by David Dyte
Arrival or, Attack of the B-Movie Cliches by Samantha Clark Version 1 (Sep 30 1998) (an updated version of this game is in games/tads/arrival.zip; source code is in games/source/tads/arrsrc.zip)
Four In One, an Interactive Comedy by J. Robinson Wheeler Version 1.0 (an updated version of this game is in games/tads/Fin1_gam.sit and games/tads/Fin1_gam.zip; source code is in games/source/tads/Fin1_src.sit and games/source/tads/Fin1_src.zip)
Lightiania, by Gustav Bodell Version 1.14.00
The Plant, by Michael J. Roberts (an updated version of this game is in games/tads/plant_2.zip and its source code is in games/source/tads/plantsrc_2.zip)