Please excuse the strange timing, but I thought I ought to let you know sooner rather than later: I do not intend to run ECTOCOMP again this year.
I’ve run it for ten years now, with a couple of exceptions, and for the last two or three I’ve felt less invested in it than previously.
I’m very proud of how popular the competition has become, and it has produced some really great games; Lime Ergot, The Horrible Pyramid and I Was a Teenage Headless Experiment being three of my favourites.
It would be a shame for ECTOCOMP to stop altogether, but hopefully since I’ve given plenty of notice, someone will be willing to take up the baton and carry it into the future. I would be more than happy to offer my assistance in handing it over.
J. J. Guest