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by twofingertypist
Mon Jan 19, 2009 10:32 am
Forum: General IF
Topic: Writing Challenge - October
Replies: 14
Views: 7808

NickyDude wrote:I'll reopen them for you. :)

Thanks m8, much appreciated!

:dancer:
by twofingertypist
Mon Jan 12, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: General IF
Topic: Writing Challenge - October
Replies: 14
Views: 7808

Nothing wrong with going over the old challenges and giving it a go. :) except that some of the older challenges are locked. Darn! Wasted 20 mins writing a description for an older challenge, and then couldn't post it in the thread. (So I'm going to post it here.) Office Tchik, tchik, tchik. The st...
by twofingertypist
Mon Jan 12, 2009 3:09 pm
Forum: General IF
Topic: Does IF require a different writing style? - Advice wanted from 'proper' writers
Replies: 16
Views: 9761

I think that writing for IF needs different techniques to static writing. I like to think of IF writing in layers, with room descriptions as the "main level" and object descriptions as an underlying, supporting level of description. A good top level description provides the player with "teasers" th...
by twofingertypist
Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:51 pm
Forum: General IF
Topic: Writing Challenge - October
Replies: 14
Views: 7808

Sure, I'm after the closing date. I just had the urge to write, y'know?
Just for fun.
;)
by twofingertypist
Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:50 pm
Forum: General IF
Topic: Writing Challenge - October
Replies: 14
Views: 7808

The dead leaves rustle on the stiffened branches and crunch underfoot. The sidewalk stretches away in either direction, boringly suburban, brightly lit. Yet here, at the junction where the little path runs north toward the old house, sounds seem strangely muffled and the shadows more plentiful than...