After updating the IF Name Generator I went ahead and made an IF Review Generator that uses the name generator to make a title and mashes together sentences from IFDB reviews to create a new one. Just like the random names the reviews are mostly a jumbled mess, but occasionally it spits out a real [...]
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The IF name generator has been updated with new names (the previous list was from 2008) and it has an IFComp 2012 edition!
The tool formerly known as “Transcript recording plugin for Parchment” has been successfully used as a betatester transcript recorder with at least one game, and even in the currently running IFComp. Thanks to liberal version numbering scheme it has now reached version 3 and has been renamed IF Recorder. Here are the major new features: [...]
As promised, the transcript recording plugin for Parchment has now been published. As the player is playing the game, the plugin sends the transcript to the server where it’s saved to a database. The author can then later view the saved transcripts or use the information in the database to calculate statistics. The plugin saves [...]
There was a lot of talk during PAX East and elsewhere about collecting real life data from people playing IF. I’m proud to announce that I’ve hacked the Parchment web interpreter to do just this: it saves transcripts to the server every time a game is played. Try it out yourself: Click here to start [...]
Now for something completely useless but mildly entertaining. The IF Name Generator has been updated with the IFComp 2009 edition. If you want to see this year’s comp titles horribly disfigured, this is the place to go. → IF Name Generator Comp 2009 edition Edit: Now featuring all IFComps beginning from 1995. Also, an option [...]