Assignment: Branching story


Using Twine write a branching story with one or more of the following features:

Non-human (or better, non-animal) main character
Events out of chronological order
Multiple characters

Possibly avoid: life choices, choose your own adventure tropes (moving, fighting, dying etc.).

Due Wednesday September 9th

Some tips:

Try to limit each block of text to one or two paragraphs

Don’t provide many choices, provide interesting choices

Don’t just think about the content, think about how it could be narrated:
spatial?
metaphysical?
puzzle?
self-aware / self referential?
fist, second, third person?
multiple endings?
multiple beginnings?
Do you control an avatar?
Does it have graphics? What’s the relation between graphics and text?

Examples

Queers in Love at the End of the World

HIGH END CUSTOMIZABLE SAUNA EXPERIENCE

A Kiss

HorseMaster

Destroy/wait

Even Cowgirls Bleed

The Matter of the Monster (not Twine but similar)

With Those we love alive

Here are some other good collections:
https://itch.io/games/tag-twine
http://www.freeindiegam.es/?s=twine
http://aliendovecote.com/intfic.html
http://twinehub.weebly.com/

Here are some very short examples from a game jam

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