Brass Lantern
the adventure game web site


How To

Various how-to articles for players, such as how to write a walkthrough for a game you enjoyed, or how to download text adventures.

A Beginner's Guide to Interactive Fiction

New to interactive fiction? This guide will explain how IF works, how you interact with a game, and more.

How to Play a Text Adventure, Part 1

If you're new to the world of text adventures, this article will help you learn how to play them by leading you through the first part of a game. Part one of a two-part series.

How to Play a Text Adventure, Part 2

In the second and final part of the series, I lead you through more of Nate Cull's game Glowgrass.

Writing Walkthroughs

Interested in writing a walkthrough, but aren't sure where to get started? We'll take you step by step through the writing process.

Downloading and Running Text Adventures

Finding your way through the thicket of interpreters and game files in order to play a modern text adventure can be daunting if you don't have a guide. So why not read this article and save yourself the headaches?

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