Article: Text Games in a New Era for Stories

“Interactive fiction, which once went by the name «text adventure» is having a moment”, writes Chris Suellentrop on the New York Times. “A more novel, even radical, form of digital storytelling with text arrived last month on the iPad in the form of Blood & Laurels by Emily Short, an author of interactive fiction. […] Blood & Laurels made me feel more like an improviser than a reader, someone who was asked to perform a role in a troupe, responding to the unpredictable decisions of my fellow actors, who in turn had to adjust to my decisions.”

Read the full article at http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/07/arts/video-games/text-games-in-a-new-era-of-stories.html?_r=0

Thanks to Patrick Coppock for sharing this link in the first place