interactive fiction

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interactive fiction

An adventure game that has been created or modified for the computer. It has multiple story lines, environments and endings, all of which are determined by choices the player makes at various times.
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The Cabin isn't like old text adventures where you had to type in your actions: It gives you a set of options and you just picked which to go with.
Text adventures are back and you'll be able to play them on a mobile phone following a deal between Nokia and software developers Activision.
Sentient's menu-driven dialogue interface is reminiscent of the classic text adventures from the early days of PC gaming, but the locale is strictly real-time 3D, giving the game a unique, genre-crossing appeal to role playing and adventure gamers from many eras of gaming.