interactive fiction

an adventure or mystery story, usually presented as a video game or book, in which the player or reader is given choices as to how the storyline is to develop or the mystery is to be solved.

1975–80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Main Entry:  interactive fiction
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a type of computer game in which the player controls characters with text commands; also called text adventures
Usage:  abbrev. IF's 21st Century Lexicon
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There are relatively few people currently working in this space with a long history of working on interactive fiction.
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