Entries from The Gameshelf tagged with 'prif'

IF Gathering 2013, quick notes

This weekend was awesome and contained practically no disasters at all. At least, none that happened directly to me or anything I was responsible for. I am very happy about that. (Some people did have travel-related disasters, but everyone showed...

Boston summer IF meetup!

As in years past, the People's Republic of Interactive Fiction is organizing a summer gathering of the IF folks of the world. If you are interested in hanging out and talking about IF, you are invited! The weekend: September 14-15....

Apollo 18+20: The IF Tribute Album (now playing)

A very quick note, as Kevin has gone to bed: The Apollo 18+20 IF album is now live. Most of the games are playable in your web browser; they can all be downloaded and played in your IF interpreter tool...

Upcoming Boston IF events

We have two IF events coming up on Saturday, May 7. They overlap, so you've got an opportunity to exercise meaningful player choice... (Links narfed from the PR-IF meeting notes.) Story and Play: Interactive Fiction for Children (2:30pm to 4pm...

[Boston] PR-IF Meetup Tuesday, April 19

The next PR-IF meetup will take place on Tuesday, April 19, starting at 6:30 at the Trope Tank, 14N-233 at MIT. Some potential topics include:Spring Thing entries have been released. We'll probably at least mention this.PAX East postmortem.Cambridge Science Festival.Possible...

PAX East 2011: Zarf's anecdotes

I wrote a whole lot about last year's PAX IF events, because that was my first PAX and everything was exciting and new. Now it's my third (two in Boston, one in Seattle) and... everything is ho-hum and tired? No....

A new face for the PR-IF. Comrade.

The People’s Republic of Interactive Fiction, the Boston-based IF collective of which I’m a member, has relaunched its website, thanks to the efforts of fellow members Michael Hilborn and Andrew Plotkin. It’s now a proper blog, with an actual RSS...

IF at PAX East 2011 -- compleat schedule

Everything IF-related going on at PAX East 2011! Some of these are official PAX events, on the PAX schedule. Some will be hosted in our capacious Interactive Fiction Event Room, which will be the Alcott room in the Westin Waterfront...

PAX East 2011!

Last March, we at the People's Republic of Interactive Fiction busted our brogmoids to run a series of IF events at PAX East. We ran an IF Hospitality Suite throughout the weekend; it turned into a sort of IF mini-convention...

[Boston] PR-IF Meetup Today

The next PR-IF meetup is today at 6:30 in the Trope Tank, 14N-233 at MIT. IF you’d like more timely notices in the future, you can join our mailing list. Potential topics include:the new pr-if.orgPAX EastIF Theory book updateZarfhome Software...

[Boston] PR-IF Meetup Today

[Sorry for the short-notice announcement here. If you’d like to keep up with what’s going on with PR-IF in a more timely manner, you can join the mailing list.] We’re having our monthly meetup today, December 6, at 6:30 at...

[Boston] Experience the Lurking Horror with us

The People's Republic of Interactive Fiction presents a Special Halloween Event: The Lurking Horror Sunday, October 31st, 2 - 5 pm MIT Campus: Building 4 Room 145 Get ready for Halloween and come to play The Lurking Horror, an interactive...

Tufts Interactive Fiction Month

This has been in planning since the summer; the details unfortunately took a while to get solidified. But the web site is up now, or at least the web site is out, so check it out: Interactive Fiction Month at...

[Boston] People's Republic of IF Meetup, Monday, September 27

Our September meetup will be on Monday, September 27, at the usual time (6:30, with migration to CBC for food/drink around 8 or so) and at the usual place (the Trope Tank, aka 14N-233 on the MIT campus). We don’t...

[Boston] Help us find a lost pig

The last PR-IF playing event was very successful, so we’re trying it again, this time with a more modern piece of interactive fiction: Lost Pig. Come join us this Sunday, September 12, from 2-5 pm at MIT in Building...

[Boston] People's Republic of IF Meetup, Monday, August 30

Our August meetup will be on Monday, August 30, at 6:30 in 14N-233 at the MIT campus. See our website for more details about the group. This month’s agenda:We’ll be the first to check out a new adventure game from...

IF News & Dungeon Report

It's been a crazy couple of weeks in IF, and we're expecting several more months of crazy on the horizon. Aaron Reed's book Creating Interactive Fiction with Inform 7 has gone to the printer. You can pre-order it through Amazon....

[Boston] Come play Zork with us in a new room

For the Zork-playing event I mentioned earlier, there has been a slight change. It turns out that the room we were going to use didn’t have a projector, so we’ve acquired a new, better, easier-to-find room. It’s still at MIT,...

[Boston] Come play Zork with us

Sorry for the short-ish notice. This is our second attempt at an IF playing group to complement our IF writing group. The People’s Republic of Interactive Fiction Presents: ZORK July 25th, 2 - 5 pm MIT Campus: Bulding 1 Room...

People's Republic of IF Meetup, Monday, July 26

It’s that time again. We’ll be having our monthly meetup at 6:30 on Monday, July 26, at the MIT campus in 14N-233. See our website for more details about the group. On the agenda so far we have:Talk about how...

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