Interactive Story

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About this app

Virtual worlds through the power of words!

Create and share your very own text adventure. Interactive Story provides all the tools you need to create, test and publish your own interactive fiction. Share privately with your friends or publish to the world in the public library. Access to the library and the authoring tools is completely free.

Interactive Story also supports collaborative authoring. For fun or for education, the Interactive Story collaborative mode allows any number of individuals to add and modify their own actions, events and scenes to a story. The story development is automatically coordinated within the cloud. Each action and scene acknowledges the author and can be rated by the readership. Interactive Story offers a fresh approach to creative writing, making story telling a social engagement that is educational, challenging and fun.

The Interactive Story portal has four sections, the Editor, the Library, the Reader and the Collaboration.

The Editor:

- is designed to be used on any device regardless of screen size.
- uses a writers approach to Interactive Fiction. Think in terms of scenes with events with actions, where objects and items facilitate the the story progression.
- is tightly integrated with the full development life-cycle (write, test, review, publish and sell).
- is completely free form, there is no special syntax or style to learn.
- prompts you at each stage of the story development, just like playing a game.
- provides bookmarks that let you to test immediately from any scene.
- supports offline editing within your browser.
- allows export and import of story data as XML files.
- lets you publish to your own private online library, which you can download and edit from any other device.

The Library:

- has a children's, teenager's, and mature section.
- lets you develop, collaborate and test your stories in your own private library.
- lets you publish and optionally sell in the public library.
- automatically organizes your collection into published, purchased and currently reading.
- automatically bookmarks your stories in the cloud - continue reading from one device to another.
- supports direct hyperlinks to any story, both public or private.

The Reader

- automatically provides three levels of story interaction - normal, easy and casual.
- provides an automatic hint system built into each story.
- easily creates and stores bookmarks in the cloud.
- allows preview of the first 'n' scenes (if selling).
- optimized for use on all screen formats.
- optionally lets other readers export to the editor.
- provides a built in rating system for stories and individual scenes.

The Collaboration

- write the opening scene(s) of your collaborative story and publish to your private library.
- invite your friends or school group to read and add to the story.
- other readers / co-authors can export directly from the reader to the editor and add new actions and scenes to the story.
- each author is in full control of their part of the narrative, authors can only change their own scenes and actions.
- every action in the story can be rated by the participants / readership.
- create open ended interactive virtual worlds through the power of words.
Updated on
Dec 20, 2019

Data safety

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Data is encrypted in transit
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145 reviews
Glenn Riley
August 12, 2022
I have always wanted to write my own interactive story and this app certainly has the tools that I have been looking for. One definate word of advice would be to watch the tutorial a few times to understand the interface. If you rush into trying to build your own adventure game too soon, you will find it tricky and hard and likely to make lots of mistakes. It does take some planning, imagination and work to create a text adventure.
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Kristine Ramos
September 16, 2020
The UI could use some improvement since it looks like a version of the internet from years before. Or maybe that's what they are after. The story selections are quite few and the one I'm intrigued in reading about is in another language. Hope this will improve soon
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A Google user
May 15, 2019
I like this apps but there's a editor that I dont get it. I understand how to make a story but I need this, how to delete the choices when required and when I press the number of the action, the number becomes gold and the outcome was appear, when I test my story, The outcome appear above the starting story, It looks awtfull, how do i cancel this outcome? thats my problem so pls fix or update your apps ๐Ÿ™‡
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What's new

This version adds an interactive Storyboard to the editor. The storyboard view provides an interactive network visualization of scenes, events and actions plus item interactions. The storyboard view makes it easy to follow the flow of your narrative and to easily navigate between scenes.