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* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.arts.int-fiction/browse_thread/thread/5ddeaa5e8e8a78f1/6d13480d88a78518 Properties and more in I7] - a three-part post on raif, which suggests how properties might be reimplemented as rules in some theoretical variant of [[Inform 7]].
 
* [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.arts.int-fiction/browse_thread/thread/5ddeaa5e8e8a78f1/6d13480d88a78518 Properties and more in I7] - a three-part post on raif, which suggests how properties might be reimplemented as rules in some theoretical variant of [[Inform 7]].
 
* [http://eblong.com/zarf/essays/rule-based-if/index.html Rule-Based Programming in Interactive Fiction] - May 2009. (See also: [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.arts.int-fiction/browse_thread/thread/6cfd66be1c3ded80 RAIF thread].)
 
* [http://eblong.com/zarf/essays/rule-based-if/index.html Rule-Based Programming in Interactive Fiction] - May 2009. (See also: [http://groups.google.com/group/rec.arts.int-fiction/browse_thread/thread/6cfd66be1c3ded80 RAIF thread].)
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* [http://eblong.com/zarf/essays/if-for-writers.html A Writer's Guide to Interactive Fiction] - July 2010. Andrew gave this talk at [http://readercon.org/ Readercon 21].
  
 
==Organizational Credits==
 
==Organizational Credits==

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Andrew Plotkin, 2007. From GET LAMP.

Andrew Plotkin is one of the most renowned authors in the IF community. Andrew's nickname on ifMUD (and elsewhere) is Zarf. Occasionally, he is also erkyrath.

Author Credits

Porting Credits

Tech Credits

  • Wrote the proposals for Glk, Glulx, Blorb, and Floo.
  • Wrote compilers for Glulx Inform.
  • Wrote the MaxZip, XZip, MaxTADS, and MacGlulxe interpreters.
  • Sensory Jam (2000; Glulx). Intended as a demo for Glulx.
  • Gave theoretical guidance and advice for Inform 7.
  • Wrote Transmatte, a Python utility that combines variations on an IF transcript into a single CYOA-like HTML page, so that an excerpt from a game can be presented along with a few relevant branching options.

Review and Article Credits

Reviews

Articles

Organizational Credits

Testing Credits

Game Appearances

As an NPC:

Other Credits

Links

Interviews