Posts Tagged ‘text adventure’

Interactive Fiction Authoring Tools

May 28th, 2013 21 comments

If you want to get into writing Interactive Fiction (IF) it can be hard to know where to get started. So here is a list of five IF authoring tools so you can pick the approach that’s best for you. Read more…

Tips from interactive fiction authors – Sarah Morayati

October 2nd, 2010 No comments

Continuing our series on interactive fiction, and tips from the masters, this week we have some advice from Sarah Morayati. Read more…

Tips from interactive fiction authors – Aaron Reed

September 18th, 2010 No comments

More professional tips this week (you can find the first post here). This time it’s the turn of interactive fiction writer, Aaron Reed. Aaron is also the author of the recently published Creating Interactive Fiction With Inform 7. Do you want to guess what his favourite IF writing program will be? 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…

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…