98-228 Interactive Fiction: Resources

For writing games, we will primarily use two systems:

Download links, documentation, and other resources pertaining to those authoring tools may be found at their respective sites.

Inform 7 key resources:

  • Cheat Sheet
  • Rules chart
  • Manuals -- "Writing with Inform" and the Recipe Book. The former is divided into chapters by programmatic concept (e.g. basic room setup, actions, new verbs), while the latter is divided into common text adventure game "ingredients," such as doors, keys, vehicles, and physics.
  • Syntax Reference
  • Page 75 of Standard Rules: contains a list of built-in verbs and their synonyms.


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