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Twisty Little Passages An Approach to Interactive Fiction

ISBN-10: 0262633183

ISBN-13: 9780262633185

Edition: 2005

Authors: Nick Montfort

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Description:

This book examines interactive fiction from a gaming and literary perspective. The author offers both aficionados and first-time users a way to approach interactive fiction that should lead to a more pleasurable and meaningful experience of it.
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Book details

List price: $23.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 2/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Nick Montfort is Associate Professor of Digital Media at MIT and the coauthor of Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System (MIT Press, 2009).

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Pleasure of the Text Adventure
Riddles
Adventure and Its Ancestors
Zork and Other Mainframe Works
Infocom and Commercial Beginnings
Different Visions Worldwide
The Independents
Interactive Fiction in Our Culture
Interactive Fiction Works Cited
Secondary Sources
Index