A discussion/essay on how to make NPCs more like humans.
A few rules/tips to aid in implementing stats in Choicescript (and to an extent on other platforms) more meaningfully.
Interesting article on game design especially in adventure (graphical) games. Good read!
(By Chuck Wendig)
Thoughts on game design and character agency!
Introcomp introcomp introcomp! THIS TIME I’M PART OF IT WHOO.
Reading reviews can help you pre-empt problems in your own writing, plus sometimes it’s just fun.
Emily Short’s blog has reviews and occasionally very good essays on writing and publishing IF.
Jenni Polodna has rather entertaining reviews of games, mostly around competition seasons.
Sam Kabo Ashwell also has game reviews and longish essays about games.
Another game review blog, The Rest of Your Mice.
Here’s Carolyn VanEseltine’s blog, Sibyl Moon Games.
And Juhana Leinonen’s blog.
@intficblogs, a little Twitter bot which tracks IF blogs. This is about as meta as it gets.
This is an incomplete list. Will try and keep it updated.
Emily Short’s articles:
Simple Shapes of Stories – his lecture. I haven’t watched this in detail.