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From Inform 7 to TADS 3

From time to time, an author who has been writing interactive fiction in Inform 7 gets curious about how easy or difficult it would be to switch to TADS. Eric Eve (who has used both systems) wrote a good comparison … Continue reading

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No, It’s Not Easy

Writing text adventure games is not easy. It’s a craft that combines conventional writing with both computer programming and game design. It’s kind of a niche art form, but people are still actively engaged in it. I’m one of them. … Continue reading

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Hammer, Saw, Wrench

One of my Internet friends is putting together an online tutorial on TADS 3, a programming language for interactive fiction. I approve. I’ve written games in both TADS 3 and Inform 7 (and in Inform 6, come to think of … Continue reading

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