Tag Archives: interactive-storytelling

Ready To Start Writing the Gossip Tutorial

I believe I am ready to start writing the Gossip tutorial wiki. Yesterday I finished hooking up all the verbs in the 1.0.1 verb web together. Today I created an outline/map for the topics I want to cover and the … Continue reading

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Gossip Verb Web v1.0.1

I just finished hooking up the basic affinity verbs for the Gossip tutorial storyworld. The version I implemented is a little more linear than the verb web I originally came up. All the verbs are the same but the links … Continue reading

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Storytron May 2019 Update

Gossip Tutorial Chris Crawford thinks that if I do a new Gossip I should dump the simple design that he used in his recreation and implement something more robust, something he calls Super Gossip. His idea would add activities that … Continue reading

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Storytron Spring 2019 Update

Overview I came out of the Storytron Winter 2018 Update with a lot of optimism. Based on my list of SWAT enhancements, bug fixes, and related tasks I had high expectations and hopes for this release. Since then there have … Continue reading

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Principles & Personalities Tutorial

I am thinking of changing the subject matter of the Principles & Personalities tutorial storyworld that I am building for Storytron. Instead of loosely basing it on Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice, using characters and situations from the novel, I … Continue reading

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Storytron 2019-2020 Roadmap

I came out of the Storytron Winter 2018 Update with high hopes, a lot of energy, and a list of SWAT enhancements, bug fixes, and other related tasks. Since then the Storytron Google Group has seen some spirited discussions (we … Continue reading

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Storytron Winter 2018 Update

TL;DR — SWAT v1.1 released, new “old” storyworld repository available, Storytron Patreon created SWAT version 1.1 In the five months since the StoryWorld Authoring Toolkit (SWAT) was open sourced there has been progress. Version 1.1 of the software is available here with these … Continue reading

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The Once and Future Storytron

TL;DR – The Storytron SWAT source code is online at www.storytron.org. Storytron was Chris Crawford‘s attempt at commercializing his thoughts and ideas about Storytronic interactive storytelling, built off of his work with the Erasmatron. After Chris retired from actively working on … Continue reading

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StoryCalc: Next Steps

TL;DR: StoryCalc is dead, long live StoryCalc. In StoryCalc: A New Hope I wrote about developing an open source, extensible platform for interactive storytelling based on Chris Crawford’s Storytronic principles. I didn’t have much more beyond that when I wrote … Continue reading

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What is Storytronics?

You can divide Chris Crawford’s interactive storytelling work over the past twenty-seven years into two categories — Storytronics and Storytron. Storytronics is a collection of principles that outline what Chris’ version of interactive storytelling is. Storytron is Chris’ attempts to create tools … Continue reading

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