Podcast Episode 2: Interactive Fiction & Text Adventure Games

 

Interactive fiction (better known as text adventure games) is the forerunner of narrative-based video games. In this episode, we discuss the origins of IF, its commercial heyday, and what contemporary IF has become.

(Apologies for my voice – I’d been rather ill that week! -Lyle)

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This episode’s “Pick a Card” topic:

 
See Lyle’s profile and work on her website, and Jordan’s research and writing musings here.
 
Many thanks to Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies & Media for use of their recording equipment and support of this podcast. 

Produced by Lyle Skains & Jordan Glendenning. Music from Kurt James Werner.

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