2016-03-31 Text Interface

Just learned about a new game: Bussard. Kerbal Space Program and Emacs both listed as inspirations...

That reminded me of Elite for Emacs, which is based on Text Elite. Remember Elite?

And that in turn reminded me of Telehack, the old Internet simulation. Read the interview with it’s author!

Three months later, Technomancy posted a link to an interview with the designers of a assembly language game, 'Things we create tell people who we are': Designing Zachtronics' TIS-100.



Fractive is a hypertext authoring tool, primarily intended for the creation of interactive fiction. Stories are written in Markdown, and (optional) game logic is added with Javascript.”

Sounds simpler than Inform 7.

– Alex 2018-03-30 07:35 UTC

userland, “a book about the command line for humans” — it sounds very promising.

– Alex Schroeder 2018-04-26 18:31 UTC

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