Interactive fiction (IF)

Mitchell, Peta (2010). Interactive fiction (IF). In Michael F. Suarez and H. R. Woudhuysen (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to the Book (pp. 823-823) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

Author Mitchell, Peta
Title of chapter Interactive fiction (IF)
Title of book The Oxford Companion to the Book
Place of Publication Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication Year 2010
Sub-type Chapter in reference work, encyclopaedia, manual or handbook
Open Access Status
ISBN 9780198606536
Editor Michael F. Suarez
H. R. Woudhuysen
Volume number 2
Start page 823
End page 823
Total pages 1
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Subjects 95 Cultural Understanding
950203 Languages and Literature
2099 Other Language, Communication and Culture
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Narrowly defined, interactive fiction refers to a genre of text-based, computer-mediated adventure or puzzle-solving games. IF allows the user to determine the narrative's trajectory, and is often likened to print-based choose-your-own-adventure stories or 'tree' fiction.
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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Created: Fri, 12 Nov 2010, 16:37:13 EST by Dr Peta Mitchell on behalf of School of Communication and Arts