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Also known as IF, this is a gamestyle that doesn't require a fully decked nVidia graphics card or Surround Sound. While it can be argued that any video game is interactive and fictional, IF refers to text adventures like the Zork series or Colossal Cave.

The lack of non-ASCII graphics does not mean that IF is not graphic in any capacity. Some of the deaths in IF are described in more detail than most gib-splattering FPS games care to show, which is to say nothing of the sexual content in some titles....

IF is also partially responsible for the point-and-click adventure and perhaps some in the SLG field, particularly visual novels and dating sims.
I downloaded that interactive fiction game "Adverbum;" surely, some solution should surface suddenly!
by M. I. Orikasa August 27, 2003