Discussing interactive fiction: reading, writing, playing, crafting, implementing.
The Gilsoft Legacy
Tim Gilberts remembers the early days of home computing... Preface: The 80s were probably the last decade of innocence, characterized by colorful and cheeky fashion, so much great music, the rise and fall of cassettes, the Walkman, BMX bikes, skateboards, boomboxes, Aerobic, Breakdance, Rubik's Cube, the Chernobyl nuclear meltdown, Masters of the Universe, a period of conservatism in political and cultural life caused by Margaret Thatcher in the UK and Ronald Reagan in the USA, video recorders and of course the constant threat of an imminent nuclear assault.
Hello, everyone. I just got here a few days ago, and look what just crossed my Twitter feed, courtesy of Konstantinos Dimopoulos: a long-form interview about The Quill, with none other than the software's creator. Enjoy!