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Twisty Little Passages

An Approach to Interactive Fiction

by Nick Montfort

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer games,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Computers,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Computer Books: General,
  • General,
  • Video & Electronic - General,
  • Business & Economics / Education,
  • Information Technology,
  • Interactive & Multimedia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9725644M
    ISBN 100262633183
    ISBN 109780262633185


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