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'''Nick Montfort''' is an IF author and theorist. Nick's nickname on [[ifMUD]] is nm.
 
 
 
==Author Credits==
 
==Author Credits==
 
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* ''Winchester's Nightmare'' (1999; [[Z-code]]). Issued in a "hardback" edition of 10, each copy of which included an old laptop. Finalist at [[XYZZY Awards 1999]] for [[XYZZY Awards (Best Individual PC)|Best Individual PC]].  
* ''Winchester's Nightmare'' (1999). Finalist for [[XYZZY Awards (Best Individual PC)|Best Individual PC]]. Issued in a "hardback" edition of 10 , each copy of which included an old laptop.
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* ''Ad Verbum'' (2000; [[Z-code]]). [[IF Comp 2000]]: 4th place and [[Miss Congeniality]] winner. Also, [[XYZZY Awards 2000]] winner for [[XYZZY Awards (Best Puzzles)|Best Puzzles]]. Plus, finalist for [[XYZZY Awards (Best Individual Puzzle)|Best Individual Puzzles]] and [[XYZZY Awards (Best Use of Medium)|Best Use of Medium]].
* ''Ad Verbum'' (2000), for [[IF Comp 2000]] (4th place and Miss Congeniality winner). Also, [[XYZZY Awards 2000]] winner for [[XYZZY Awards (Best Puzzles)|Best Puzzles]]. Plus, finalist for [[XYZZY Awards (Best Individual Puzzle)|Best Individual Puzzles]] and [[XYZZY Awards (Best Use of Medium)|Best Use of Medium]].
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* ''Potsticker'' (2000; [[Z-code]]). [[Speed-IF 13]].
* ''Potsticker'' (2000), for [[Speed-IF 13]].
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* ''Dead Reckoning.'' (translator; 2003; [[Z-code]]). English translation of the Spanish ''Olvido Mortal'' ([[Andrés Viedma Peláez]]; 2000; [[Z-code]]).
* ''Dead Reckoning.'' (Translator, 2003). From the Spanish ''Olvido Mortal'' by [[Andrés Viedma Peláez]].
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* ''Mystery House Kracked by the Flippy Disk'' (2005; [[Glulx]]). [[Mystery House Taken Over]].
* ''Mystery House Kracked by the Flippy Disk'' (2005), for [[Mystery House Taken Over]].
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==Publications about IF==
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* [http://nickm.com/writing/bathesis/ "Interfacing with Computer Narratives: Literary Possibilities for Interactive Fiction."] Thesis for B.A. in liberal arts, Plan II Honors Program, University of Texas at Austin, May 1995.
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* [http://www.suck.com/daily/97/01/27/ "Interactor's Nightmare."] Column about interactive fiction in ''Suck.com,'' 27 Jan 1997.
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* [http://www.altx.com/ebr/ebr11/11mon/index.html "Cybertext Killed the Hypertext Star."] A review of Espen Aarseth's ''Cybertext'' in ''ebr (Electronic Book Review) 11,'' Winter 2000/2001. Includes an implementation of Eliza and an interactive excerpt from Deadline.
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* [http://nickm.com/twisty ''Twisty Little Passages: An Approach to Interactive Fiction.'' ] A book on the history of IF for academic and general readers. MIT Press. 2003.
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* [http://nickm.com/if/toward.html "Toward a Theory of Interactive Fiction."] Article on understanding IF as a simulation and through narratology. 2003. Forthcoming in ''IF Theory.''
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* [http://nickm.com/if/ifMap.pdf "ifMap: A Mapping System for Cooperatively Playing Interactive Fiction Online."] By Jessica Rubart and Nick Montfort. In ''Proceedings of the Technologies for Interactive Digital Storytelling and Entertainment (TIDSE) Conference,'' Darmstadt, Germany, March 24-26, pp. 364-369, Fraunhofer IRB Verlag, 2003.
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* [http://nickm.com/if/Varicella.pdf "Face It, Tiger, You Just Hit the Jackpot: Reading and Playing Cadre's ''Varicella.''"] By Nick Montfort and Stuart Moulthrop. ''Fineart Forum'' 17:8, Aug 2003.
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* [http://www.electronicbookreview.com/threads/firstperson/montfort "Interactive Fiction as 'Story,' 'Game,' 'Storygame,' 'Novel,' 'World,' 'Literature,' 'Puzzle,' 'Problem,' 'Riddle,' and 'Machine.'"] In ''First Person: New Media as Story, Performance, and Game,'' eds. Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Pat Harrigan, pp. 310-317, MIT Press, 2004.
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* [http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/Review/index.cfm?article=116 "A Bad Machine Made of Words."] Review of [[Dan Shiovitz]]'s ''Bad Machine'' on the trAce site. 17 Aug 2004. Review award winner, New Media Article Writing Competition, trAce/Writers for the Future.
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==Other Credits==
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* Host, [http://nickm.com/if/nyc/ IFNYC.] A reading and discussion group that met monthly in New York from November 1999 - June 2000.
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* Co-organizer, [http://nickm.com/if/t1.html The Boston T1 Party: Electronic Literature in Performance.] A reading that took place at the Boston Public Library on 25 April 2001.
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* Organizer, [http://nickm.com/if/di.html Digital Intercourse.] A reading of interactive fiction and hypertext fiction at the New School on 19 November 2001.
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* Contributed a dream sequence to ''Narcolepsy'' (2003) by [[Adam Cadre]], along with [[Stephen Bond]], [[Liza Daly]], [[Jennifer Earl]], [[Stephen Granade]], [[Jon Ingold]], [[Paul O'Brian]], [[Andrew Plotkin]], [[Dan Shiovitz]], [[Emily Short]], [[Bridget Sweeney]], and [[J. Robinson Wheeler]].
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* Organizer, [http://nickm.com/if/walkthroughs.html Interactive Fiction Walkthroughs.] A reading of IF with [[Star C. Foster]], Nick Montfort, [[Daniel Ravipinto]], and [[Emily Short]]. Hosted by [[Scott Rettberg]]. Kelly Writers House, 27 October 2004.
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* Vice President, [http://eliterature.org Electronic Literature Organization.] A nonprofit organization to facilitate and promote the writing, publishing, and reading of literature in electronic media, including IF.
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==Links==
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* [http://nickm.com/ Nick Montfort's homepage]
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* [http://grandtextauto.org/ Grand Text Auto, Nick Montfort's group blog on IF and other topics]
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* [http://www.wurb.com/if/person/367 Baf's Guide listing for Nick Montfort]
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'''Interviews'''
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* [http://www.google.com/url?sa=U&start=1&q=http://www.eboredom.20m.com/features/interviews/montfort1.html&e=8092 Interview with Nick Montfort, Author of ''Twisty Little Passages''] - Interview in E-boredom, June 2004.
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* [http://nickm.com/twisty/SPAC_English.html Pequeños Pasadizos Retorcidos] - English translation of interview in SPAC, January 2004. [http://usuarios.lycos.es/SPAC/spac33.htm Original Spanish version of the interview.]
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[[Category:People|Montfort, Nick]] [[Category:Inform authors|Montfort, Nick]] [[Category:Interviewed|Montfort, Nick]] [[Category:XYZZY Award Winners (People)|Montfort, Nick]]
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