@zarfeblong I am reading the rules and best practices. Nowhere are ebooks mentioned. Are those out of competition? What about IF like gamebooks that also require pen&paper and dice?
@aggsol Excellent questions! The comp comes from a hobbyist-videogame history; the videogame format is an unspoken assumption in the rules. People have entered game-book-style PDF documents (http://ifdb.tads.org/viewgame?id=juj5b61griyoswn2, http://ifdb.tads.org/viewgame?id=3hxnnssx2ubid2t2). It's clearly accepted but we haven't gone out to those communities saying "You should be in IFComp."
@aggsol Really this is the first year that we've talked about outreach at all. My tweets/snuffleupagations are a first attempt at doing that. Historically we've been reactive rather than active -- a lot of Twine games started showing up five years ago, so we said "Okay, I guess we're a comp that has a lot of Twine games now!"
@aggsol This could happen with gamebooks as well.
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