Infocom: The Documentary is a must-watch for IF fans and creators

Infocom (1979-1989) is recognized as the all-time leader in Interactive Fiction, releasing top-selling games and products that dominated the sales charts in the early days of computer gaming and still extend considerable influence and memory on the gaming industry.

8 Cyberpunk Interactive Fiction Games You Need to Play

We look at some Cybperunk interactive fiction games and text adventures to (re)discover some of the must-play titles that have emerged from our favorite subgenre over the years.

Telling Lies Trailer: Logan Marshall-Green Stars in Sam Barlow’s Latest

A woman gains access to a trove of data collected by the National Security Agency through surveillance of the main characters and, as a player, you have to search through the data to piece together a story of what happened, including why the people were under surveillance in the first place.

The First Interactive Movie Was Banned

Regardless of audience choices, the film’s story always ended the same. This was an issue for the Communist Party.

#WarGames Rejects Overt Interactivity for Narrative Flow

A common complaint from viewers of the recently release interactive Black Mirror episode, “Bandersnatch”, is that pausing the show’s narrative to engage with binary choices was a nuisance that disrupted the narrative flow.

Netflix Confirms More Interactive Content Coming

Great news, IF fans! In a fourth quarter earnings call, Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos confirmed that more interactive fiction content was coming to Netflix. “We’ve got a hunch that it works across all kinds of storytelling,” Sarandos said. “And some of the greatest storytellers in the world are eager to dig into it.” He went …