Archive for August, 2010

Revisiting Old Work. Again.

August 26th, 2010 No comments

So a few months back, I wrote a post about how stupid it is to revisit old work.  Well, this week I’m playing devil’s advocate.  Read more…

Why write IF

August 18th, 2010 No comments

Interactive fiction – writing software

Welcome to part three of my interactive fiction series. So far, we’ve described interactive fiction and it’s history; looked at how you can get into reading it, and how you can get into writing it. There may be some of you still wondering what the big deal is, and that’s fine. You don’t have to like it. But I’d like to have one last go at persuading you. Read more…

3 Interactive Fiction Authoring Tools

August 14th, 2010 No comments

Last week I gave you a brief introduction to Interactive Fiction (IF). This week, I’m showing you three tools for creating IF for all of those peops whose interest was piqued. Each takes a unique approach, so read carefully to pick the one that is right for you. Read more…

Interactive Fiction – An introduction (updated)

August 5th, 2010 No comments

And now for something completely different. As followers of my Twitter stream will know, in the last few weeks I’ve been getting into Interactive Fiction (or IF). It allows me to combine two of my great passions – writing and gaming (and reading, I guess – three)! Honestly, I don’t know how I managed to miss it for so long! So, I’m writing a series of blog posts to share what I’ve discovered. First off is a bit of background, and a guide to what you need to get playing. Read more…