Fiction is a Three-Edged Sword

Fiction, interactive fiction and narrative

In case you thought no-one played IF…

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Here’s the synopsis for the new movie, Source Code, out in the UK in a couple of weeks…

…and here, to play through in a half-hour or so, is a hypertext version of Simon Mark’s IF Comp game Vicious Cycles originally released in 2001.

We need agents! We can sell our concepts to Hollywood!

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Author: joningold

Jon Ingold is a writer and games designer from Cambridge, UK. He is co-founder of inkle, a company specialising in interactive narrative for mobile devices. He has written prose, plays, short films as well as interactive fiction, both in hypertext and parser-based systems. His short stories have appeared in Interzone magazine and his IF works have won competitions and awards.

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