Anssi Raisanens game, Out of the Study, (the single Alan game) finished 24th of the 43 games entered in the 8th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition. Hurray for Anssi, and thanks for keeping the Alan flag up. Where are all the other authors?

What They Say

"I-F languages are like vehicles ... using Alan is like driving a zippy, easy-handling little electric town car -- it's often all you need to take you where you want to go."

Lelah Conrad