1: Summary
2: What is interactive fiction
3: How do I play
4: How do I download and
    run games
5: Choose platform
6: Download games
7: Download interpreters

Appendix A: Glossary
Appendix B: Links
Appendix C: Credits
Appendix D: Copyright
Appendix E: About
Appendix F: Guestbook

A Beginner's Guide to Playing Interactive Fiction

Appendix B: Links

Brass Lantern 
An ambitious site, trying to cover most matters regarding interactive fiction.

IFArchive (The Interactive Fiction Archive) 
The most important web site for interactive fiction. Period. It's basically a huge archive containing just about all games, tools to play them and tools to write new games, along with articles and related information. It may be slightly hard to navigate for newcomers, so you might want to start by reading Brass Lantern's Guide to the IFArchive.

IFDB (Interactive Fiction Database) 
Pretty extensive database of the games in if-archive, with lots of added information and reviews.

IF Reviews 
This is a place where you can write reviews of games, and of course read existing reviews.

Baf's Guide to the Interactive Fiction Archive 
One of the best databases of the games in if-archive. Also contains short reviews of many games.

IF Ratings 
This is a place to see what other people think about different IF games, and of course contribute with your own ratings of games.

A meeting place for players of interactive fiction games. Usually a quite friendly and helpful atmosphere.

An online magazine about interactive fiction. Also the host of the Xyzzy Awards.

IF Comp 
The annual rec.arts.int-fiction competition.

The Society for Promotion of Adventure Games is mainly a magazine dedicated to interactive fiction.

Paul O'Brian's interactive fiction page. Among other interesting material, it contains an enormous amount of reviews of games that have participated in the annual IF competition.

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