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Have Rumors of the Death of the Text-Based Adventure Game Been Greatly Exaggerated?

Games like 80 Days and Device 6 lead one to wonder if there is a possible life after death for the text-based adventure game.

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“One in a million, that is you”: 'Device 6' and the Decentralization of Player Identity

Games seem like the medium that might best challenge the authority of the author, given as they are to allowing the player to manipulate their “texts", to build within their systems, and potentially to break, rearrange, or reorder them in some personally satisfying way. Games seem like that.


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