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Spring Thing 2015: Aspel

AspelĀ (Emily Short), a Back Garden entry in Spring Thing, a Seltani world designed explicitly for cooperative multiplayer play. I played on the first of the announced tour dates, with the author watching and offering occasional guidance. The story begins in … Continue reading

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CYOA structure: IF

IF has always had a rather mixed relationship with CYOA. Part of this, certainly, is about audience expectations: IF’s conception, like mainstream CYOA’s, lay in storytelling to children. But IF was incubated in a college environment, and since then has … Continue reading

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