Game Designer and Writer Chris Klimas Presents: A History of Stories Where You Choose What Happens Next

Kent County Public Library
April 2017

Kent County Public Library welcomes Baltimore-based web developer, game designer, and writer Chris Klimas to present a quick history of stories where the reader gets to choose the narrative. You might know them simply as Choose Your Own Adventures, but the gamebook format of storytelling, which mixes prose and gameplay mechanics, has a surprisingly vast history — and some unexpected ancestors.

KCPLApril22In 2009, Chris Klimas created Twine, an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories, which he now maintains with a group of really smart people all over the world. He finds the intersection of words and interactivity irresistible.

Teens and adults welcome at this free program.

For more information about this or other programs at KCPL, visit kentcountylibrary.org or call 410.778.3636.

Saturday, April 22 | 11am
Chestertown Branch

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