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'''Textfyre, Inc.''' is a new publisher of interactive fiction, founded by [[David A. Cornelson]]. Textfyre will publish new interactive fiction works targeting the youth market with shorter episodic games with reoccuring characters. Games will be available from the Textfyre website and eventually from other retail outlets.
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'''Textfyre, Inc.''' was a commercial publisher of interactive fiction, founded by [[David A. Cornelson]] in 2007. It produced two games before pivoting to an education technology platform. After several discussions with various angel investors, VC's, and the Gates Foundation, Texfyre's was closed to lack of funding and support.
  
 
==Games==
 
==Games==
 
The Miradania Series, co-designed by [[David A. Cornelson]] and [[Michael Gentry]] and written by [[Michael Gentry]], is:
 
The Miradania Series, co-designed by [[David A. Cornelson]] and [[Michael Gentry]] and written by [[Michael Gentry]], is:
 
* ''[[Jack Toresal and The Secret Letter]]'' (26-Jun-2009).
 
* ''[[Jack Toresal and The Secret Letter]]'' (26-Jun-2009).
* ''[[Jack Toresal and The Trial of the Vedd]]''.
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* ''[[Jack Toresal and The Trial of the Vedd]]''. This was planned, had a rough outline, but never progressed beyond that point.
 
* ''Untitled (episode III)''.
 
* ''Untitled (episode III)''.
  
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The Klockwerk series, designed by [[Ian Finley]] and written by [[Jon Ingold]], is:
 
The Klockwerk series, designed by [[Ian Finley]] and written by [[Jon Ingold]], is:
 
* ''[[Klockwerk: The Shadow in the Cathedral]]'' (06-Nov-2009).
 
* ''[[Klockwerk: The Shadow in the Cathedral]]'' (06-Nov-2009).
* ''[[Klockwerk: The Castle by the Sea]]''.
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* ''[[Klockwerk: The Castle by the Sea]]''. This was planned, but never moved passed that stage.
 
* ''Klockwerk: untitled (episode III)''.
 
* ''Klockwerk: untitled (episode III)''.
  
  
 
The Giant Leaps series, designed by [[Paul O'Brian]] and written by [[Christopher Huang]], will have the following titles:
 
The Giant Leaps series, designed by [[Paul O'Brian]] and written by [[Christopher Huang]], will have the following titles:
* ''[[Empath's Gift]]''.
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* ''[[Empath's Gift]]''. [[Jason Dyer]] has taken it upon himself to help complete this game with the help of Paul and Chris. It will eventually be released for free to the public.
 
* ''Untitled (episode II)''.
 
* ''Untitled (episode II)''.
 
* ''Untitled (episode III)''.
 
* ''Untitled (episode III)''.
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The Anna Chronicles series, designed and written by [[Sarah Morayati]]
 
The Anna Chronicles series, designed and written by [[Sarah Morayati]]
* ''[[Poets in Peril]]''.
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* ''[[Poets in Peril]]''. Never made it passed planning stage.
 
* ''Untitled (episode II)''.
 
* ''Untitled (episode II)''.
 
* ''Untitled (episode III)''.
 
* ''Untitled (episode III)''.
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==Links==
 
==Links==
 
* [http://www.textfyre.com/ Textfyre] homepage.
 
* [http://www.textfyre.com/ Textfyre] homepage.
* [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/ ''Cognitive Ramblings'' a.k.a. ''The Textfyre Times''] ([[David Cornelson]]'s blog).
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* [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/ ''Cognitive Ramblings'' a.k.a. ''The Textfyre Times''] ([[David Cornelson]]'s blog about Texfyre).
* [http://www.textfyre.com/FyreVM/ FyreVM Shared Source] - Textfyre's implementation of a [[Glulx]] Virtual Machine written in C# 2.0.
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* [https://github.com/ChicagoDave/FyreVM FyreVM Open Source] - Textfyre's implementation of a [[Glulx]] Virtual Machine written in C# 2.0.
* [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/jobs/ Jobs page].
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===News===
 
===News===
 
* News about Textfyre are in [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/ David Cornelson's blog], and also in these r*if threads:
 
* News about Textfyre are in [http://chicagodave.wordpress.com/ David Cornelson's blog], and also in these r*if threads:

Revision as of 21:38, 27 May 2015

Textfyre, Inc. was a commercial publisher of interactive fiction, founded by David A. Cornelson in 2007. It produced two games before pivoting to an education technology platform. After several discussions with various angel investors, VC's, and the Gates Foundation, Texfyre's was closed to lack of funding and support.

Games

The Miradania Series, co-designed by David A. Cornelson and Michael Gentry and written by Michael Gentry, is:


The Klockwerk series, designed by Ian Finley and written by Jon Ingold, is:


The Giant Leaps series, designed by Paul O'Brian and written by Christopher Huang, will have the following titles:

  • Empath's Gift. Jason Dyer has taken it upon himself to help complete this game with the help of Paul and Chris. It will eventually be released for free to the public.
  • Untitled (episode II).
  • Untitled (episode III).


The Anna Chronicles series, designed and written by Sarah Morayati

  • Poets in Peril. Never made it passed planning stage.
  • Untitled (episode II).
  • Untitled (episode III).

Links

News

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