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Saturday, March 25, 2023

IFWiki is an encyclopedia of interactive fiction, including IF history, theory, craft, tools, and people. IFWiki serves as both a historical record of community knowledge and a guide to resources for playing and creating interactive fiction.


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  • 2 Mar 2023: IFWiki now has an interactive calendar of events on the Main Page, which contains the events you have added to the database using Form:Event. Scroll through months using the arrows, and click on any calendar item to go to its wiki page.
  • 19 Nov 2022: IFWiki now checks for broken external links. To help fix the links, see Replacing dead links.

Feature of the Day

Triangle of identities

A term invented by Graham Nelson to describe the nature of a player's interaction with a game.

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