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Making Interacitve Fiction with PowerPoint: About

Using technology to create interactive narratives for people to explore

About

Image of Zork running on Apple IIWhat is Interactive Fiction?

Interactive Fiction is a narrative style which allows the reader or player to chose between various forks in the narrative. One of the most common are gamebooks, like the Choose Your Own Adventure series, which may prompt users to "turn to page 50 if you think the hero should go left." As computers became more common, interactive text adventures like Zork became popular.

Today, games like The Stanley Parable blur the lines between game and interactive fiction. Tools like Twine and Scratch make it easier than ever for you to create your own electronic, interactive fiction.

This guide will teach you how to make interactive fictions like this using hyperlinks in PowerPoint:

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