interactive fiction

noun
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.

Origin:
1975–80

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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
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