The premise is to write a short game about one or more dragons and make it as funny as possible.
32 games in 4 divisions
You shudder, walking through the night breeze. Lights are flickering off in the distance and your chance of reaching safety in time is slimming. A shadow moves swiftly to your left; your gaze darts towards it but it disappears. Suddenly...
Eleventh Hour New Year's Minicomp
imaginary games jam
Premise: The authors received a randomized list of five imaginary games created by other participants in the jam. They were to pick one (or more) and make: a sequel, a prequel, a fan fiction, a critical response game, a sidequel, a...
Independent Games Festival 2017
The Independent Games Festival (IGF) is an annual festival at the Game Developers Conference.
IndieCade Festival 2017
The IndieCade Festival is the premiere event dedicated to celebrating independent games in the nation. Now in its 10th year, IndieCade is held each October in the Los Angeles area and is open to the industry and to the public.
All IntroComp entrants must submit an excerpt of a new, never before seen work of interactive fiction that is not yet complete.
Ludum Dare 33
Ludum Dare 39
Ludum Dare is one of the worlds largest and longest running Game Jam events. Every 4 months, we challenge creators to make a game from scratch in a weekend.
Nebula Awards 2016
The Nebula Awards® are voted on, and presented by, active members of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. Founded as the Science Fiction Writers of America in 1965 by Damon Knight, the organization began with a charter...
14 games in 7 divisions
ParserComp 2015 is a ranked, long-form game jam for parser games only. The full rules are available at the competition website.
PAX East 2010 Speed-IF
Also known as PAX East Speed-IF, the sixty-eighth Speed-IF ran live on Saturday, March 27th, 1:30pm to 2:30 pm, in the IF Suite at PAX East 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. The organizer was David A. Cornelson. Entries from off-site were...
PAX East 2011 Speed-IF
The seventy-first Speed-IF, with no particular name, took place at PAX East 2011 in Boston on March 12th, 2011. The organizer was David Cornelson. Topics were chosen via a madlibs in the early afternoon. Authors had until 10:30pm to send...
Speed-IF 11th Anniversary
Write a game with the number 11, teaching, a dishwasher, steam, teleportation, a Marvel character, tossing fish, a long distance relationship, and something about one hour. Go! (from ifwiki.org)
The 8th Annual New Year's Interactive Fiction Event
The traditional New Year's Event celebrates the end of a year and the beginning of another with an informal game jam. There's no judging or scoring, only the pure joy of being creative. Write a game, story or make anything else following...
The penultimate not numbered Speed IF
Another good year for IF draws to a close. So it's time for another New Year's Speed! The motivation behind it is to offer people a chance at writing a small work of IF at the end of the year. Traditionally, the rules have been very...
The ultimate not numbered New Year's Speed IF
THE ULTIMATE NOT NUMBERED NEW YEAR'S SPEED IF (Yes, I do realize it has become more of a Minicomp. Deal with it.) For those unfamiliar with this, the motivation behind it is to offer people a chance at writing a small work of IF at the...
The Year of Adventure
2016 is the fortieth anniversary year of Crowther and Woods' original Adventure (also known as ADVENT, Colossal Cave, or Colossal Cave Adventure) – possibly the first work of computer interactive fiction. To commemorate this anniversary...
Tiny Utopia Jam
Game jam for creating tiny utopias. Free for all, no opening or closing date.