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Welcome to the Interactive Fiction Wiki
Saturday, June 25, 2022

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.


What's new in the IF scene:

Still going strong:

Competition News

June 2022

  • 30: ParserComp 2022: Deadline for registrations and submissions (23:59 GMT); voting begins

July 2022

August 2022

(More news at Competition news)

Software Updates

(Browse the software database at Drilldown: Software)

IFWiki Announcements

IFWiki has a new software database!

In January 2022, IFWiki added a software infobox for interpreters, authoring systems and utilities, which stores its content to a database that can be queried. Please help us populate the database by using our new Software form to create new pages and edit existing ones. See Help:Contents to find out more!

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.

(Read more at Triangle of identities)


(See all frequently asked questions)

Check out these articles!

  • See Craft for how-to articles.
  • See Theory for articles on IF concepts.
  • See Starters if you're new to IF.


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