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Dead Plagiarists Society

But wait, you might ask, don’t people accidentally repeat each other’s sentences all the time? It seems to me that this should not be unusual. Yet try plugging that last sentence word by word into Google Book Search, and watch what happens. It: Rejected–too many hits to count It seems: 11,160,000 matches It seems to: 3,050,000 It seems to me: 1,580,000 It seems to me that: 844,000 It seems to…

Magic Words: Interactive Fiction in the 21st Century — Make Your Own

After learning a bit about IF and playing a few games, you might think to yourself: hey, I could do this! And the best part is: you’re right. The modern IF scene is so vibrant largely because it’s quite possible for a single author to build a game from start to finish. It’s easy for new authors to get discouraged, however, so here’s some advice to make sure your creation…