Crafting Interactive Fiction Tools
Richard Bartle, Jon Ingold, Juhana Leinonen, Emily Short
“We become what we behold. We shape our tools, and thereafter our tools shape us.”
― Marshall McLuhan
What motivates people to make interactive fiction tools, and what encourages people to use them?
- Richard Bartle, co-creator of MUDs, or Multi-User Dungeons;
- Jon Ingold, whose company released Inkle and Ink;
- Juhana Leinonen, co-creator of Texture;
- Emily Short, who was closely involved with the development of Inform 7.