Category Archives: interactive fiction

New interactive fiction

“howling dogs” is a splendid new piece of interactive fiction. The plot concerns a person charged with visualizing certain scenes.  I phrase this in such a vague, cold way in order to save you the pleasure of exploring its unsettling … Continue reading

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Choose your own adventure deaths

One of the key components to a Choose Your Own Adventure book is the series of death pages.  (If you haven’t played/read one, these are pages to which you turn when selecting a seemingly nonlethal choice.) One helpful blogger has … Continue reading

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The rabbit’s quest

Ruby’s Quest is a fascinating example of digital storytelling.  It combines old-school adventure gaming with interactive fiction and social media. The plot concerns one Ruby, an anthropomorphic rabbit, who awakens in a mysterious place.  She needs to figure out where … Continue reading

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New interactive fiction platform launches

A new tool for making interactive fiction has launched.  Playfic uses the excellent Inform 7 software, and keeps it on the Web. The results should look familiar to any IF fan: Once again gaming and storytelling collide.  It’s one of the … Continue reading

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