Back in the I remember a game on my MS-DOS computer that was played solely by reading directions or clues, and typing responses.
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Learn about the funniest, action-packed, and even romance-filled interactive fiction games you can read and play on Android.
Colossal Cave Adventure running on a displayed on the minicomputers serial console COURTESY Autopilot, Wikipedia
Random House launch Black Crown as a gamified interactive fiction piece on the StoryNexus platform.
Interactive Fiction to try
The annual Interactive Fiction awards are taking place right now, showcasing the very best new works. By Leigh Alexander
As a classroom tool, interactive fiction sharpens close reading and writing, and logical and critical thinking. It also reinforces systems and design thinking skills.
Interested in the genre of text-based adventure games? Want to try playing a text-based game? Here are several you can find online right now!