Textual Pleasure: Parsing the Annual IF Competition

But I should have expected that. The IF Comp, an annual contest to see who can write the best text-based game, offers a vast treasury of interactive fiction, and many of the entries over the past 13 years are truly fantastic. Some, like Vespers, are lit-geek works of art, putting the bulk of commercial games to shame. —Textual Pleasure: Parsing the Annual IF Competition (The Escapist)