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IFforL2

Chiayi, Taiwan

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Member since May 18, 2014
Last visited July 8, 2020
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I'm looking for good examples of IF in English, Mandarin, and Castilian, especially those that could be used in a classroom setting.

★★Narrative: ★I personally enjoy the narrative and story. ★★I recommend the work as a good example of literature.

Interactivity: For playability, reader agency, illusion of freedom.

Pacing: Such as good mechanics and structure, fair puzzles, clear objectives, clear narrative breadcrumbs/hints, toys that distract from frustration, graphic map, walkthrough.

Bonus: The fifth star is only for extraordinary works. For the narrative, interactivity, fun gameplay, emotional impact, artistry, exposition of topic, use of medium.

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Interactive Fiction by IFforL2

年獸文字冒險遊戲 | The Beast, Nian: A Chinese Text Adventure, by IFforL2 (2016)
(1 rating)
年獸故事的文字冒險遊戲。For Chinese language learners, I highly recommend the mouse-over annotation bookmarklet found at http://mandarinspot.com/bookmark

Door | 門, by IFforL2 (2014)
(1 rating)

This is an experiment in discovery learning. Use the in-game clues to decipher the Chinese characters. Escape the maze.

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Games with Toys - 38 votes for 26 games; created March 12, 2017
I want to distinguish toys from three other IF game elements: Puzzles require the player to find a solution to a problem in the...

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Reviews by IFforL2

MetaComp [es], by n-n   March 5, 2020
"I was addicted to MetaComp for two full working days. (COVID-19 had closed all of the schools in Taiwan, but teachers still had to show..." - See the full review

La Noche del Ensayo, by Guillermo Crespi   August 22, 2019
"I began playing this much acclaimed (see caad.es) game a couple of years ago, and I come back to it from time to time when new..." - See the full review

BYOD, by n-n   June 14, 2018
"BYOD begins with the gender-neutral PC as a new employee in an awkward situation. It quickly gives you , " - See the full review

La Carta del Ahorcado, by José Manuel Rosado   May 4, 2018
"This is a detective game where the player interrogates witnesses, suspects, and informants. The Good: The style and format of the website..." - See the full review

The Lesson of the Tortoise, by G. Kevin Wilson   June 30, 2017
"This well-received story pretends to have Asian influence but is remarkably western and male oriented. It should be no secret that..." - See the full review

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IFforL2's Play Lists

Played Games

Cómo Proteger Algo, by Diego Katabian
3x3x3, by Manuel Sauceverde
Los Extraordinarios Casos del Dr. Van Halen Caso 1: Misterio en la Catedral, by Josep Coletas Caubet
MetaComp [es], by n-n
Sleep Paralysis, by Gurpegui

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Wish List

1614, by Manuel Sauceverde
Copérnico 86, by Xavier Carrascosa
La Casa, by ESP Soft
En el Anillo dorado, by Baltasar el Arquero (revision), Andrés Samudio, Vicente Misas, Juan Antonio Darder, Carlos Marqués, Juan Manuel Medina
Los Extraordinarios Casos del Dr. Van Halen Caso 2: El Cuervo de la Tormenta, by Josep Coletas Caubet

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