December 20, 2003

Model railroads and interactive fiction, please

by Nick Montfort · , 3:54 pm

Here’s one for the Cybertext Yearbook 2004 – IF author and novelist Adam Cadre has taken up a somewhat offhand comment that Espen Aarseth made in his chapter on Deadine, which he dubbed the “Autistic Detective Agency.” He writes that not only does the player character in IF have to behave like an autist, but that IF itself “is geared towards the preferences of the autist.”

Adam’s bloglike Calendar features more interesting fare, often essay-length.