The Boston IF meetup for July will be Wednesday, July 13, 6:30 pm, MIT room 14N-233.
Topic: the Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation! Go ahead, try to shut me up about it. :)
The Boston IF meetup for June will be Wednesday, June 15, 6:30 pm, MIT room 14N-233.
Discussion topic of the season: what is the plot? Specifically comparing the player’s view of “the plot” with the author’s view. (Inspired by this post by Emily Short, this post by Juhana Leinonen, and various other things that have been going around.
The Boston IF meetup for May will be Wednesday, May 11, 6:30 pm, MIT room 14N-233.
Special of the month: Starting at 7:00, we will sit in on the final meeting of Nick Montfort’s Interactive Narrative class. Students will present their final IF projects.
(Meet in the Trope Tank as usual at 6:30. We will head upstairs to room 14E-310 at 7:00.)
The Boston IF meetup for April will be Wednesday, April 13, 6:30 pm, MIT room 14N-233.
This month we’re trying something new: a topic! We always talk about whatever is up in IF-land, and that will still be true. But we’ll also spend some time looking at Ink, the new open-source IF tool from Inkle Studios.
6:30 pm, MIT 14N-233
(The Republic gathers monthly in the Trope Tank.)