Choose Your Own Adventure books: How The Cave of Time taught us to love interactive entertainment. – By Grady Hendrix – Slate Magazine

The next time I introduce interactive storytelling, I might use this very accessible overview. But all of these efforts were eclipsed by the bedtime story Edward Packard told his two daughters in 1969.While telling his daughters their story, Packard, then a lawyer who was “never comfortable with the law,” asked them what happened next. They each gave a different answer and he turned this branching path story into what would…