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I’ve played 30 of the 58 games in the competition this year. I hope to play and rate all of them. These are my personal favourites so far:

Choice

Stuff and Nonsense

The Little Lifeform That Could

Thaxted Havershill And the Golden Wombat

Cactus Blue Motel

16 Ways to Kill a Vampire at McDonalds

Parser

Color the Truth

The Game of Worlds TOURNAMENT!

Hill Ridge Lost & Found

Zigamus: Zombies at Vigamus

Ariadne in Aeaea

My top 10 Interactive Fiction Competition entries so far, in alphabetical order. There are a couple of weeks until the judging deadline so you still have time to try the games and vote if you haven’t done so already.

Autumn’s Daughter, by Devolution Games
Captain Verdeterre’s Plunder, by Ryan Veeder
Coloratura, by Lynnea Glasser
Dad vs. Unicorn, by PaperBlurt
Further, by Will Hines
Ollie Ollie Oxen Free, by Carolyn VanEseltine
The Paper Bag Princess, by Adri
Saving John, by Josephine Tsay
Vulse, by Rob Parker
The Wizard’s Apprentice, by Alex Freeman

I still have five works to try, so there could be changes.

Bell Park, Youth Detective, by Brendan Patrick Hennessy
Blood on the Heather, by T. Orisney
The Challenge, by ViRALiTY
Robin & Orchid, by Ryan Veeder & Emily Boegheim
Threediopolis, by Andrew Schultz