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Boundless Stories!

Postby wiseowl » Mon Aug 10, 2009 3:20 am

Announcing Boundless Stories!

What happens when you take the beginning of a story, and then branch it off in several directions? The reader can choose which branch to follow, and each path sends the story in a different direction. (This was the initial premise that became the iconic "Choose Your Own Adventure" series of books.)

What happens when you then add a personalized character created by the reader, with skills and abilities like in RPGs and MMORPGs, who embarks on an adventure through this branching story?

What if you could play through these stories on the iPhone?

What if these same stories were also available on your home computer?

What you get is Boundless Stories!

At the moment, the application is still in development. But it is on its way! When complete, you will be able to play through branching stories, developing your character as you enjoy the adventure, on either the iPhone or your home computer. (The iPhone app will arrive first, with the home computer version following at a later date.) We hope you're as excited as we are about this upcoming new adventure storytelling medium!

Right now, however, the early beta version of the software needed by story authors is available and ready to use. These branching stories don't write themselves, you know!

People will buy adventures to enjoy, just as they buy books to enjoy. Each story is sold separately. Authors get paid a royalty of 30% of the sales price for each copy sold.

If you want to write branching stories, or if you just love beta-testing new software and want to try to break our program, please head over to http://www.boundlessstories.com/ and sign up to become an author. You can start writing as soon as you confirm your registration.
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Re: Boundless Stories!

Postby wiseowl » Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:55 am

There are new updates to the author software!

You can now type in a specific string of letters, and it will replace those letters with the name of the player's character!
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Re: Boundless Stories!

Postby wiseowl » Thu Aug 13, 2009 2:28 am

There have also been some changes to the text on the web pages. The front page - at http://www.boundlessstories.com/ - now contains two links to two new pages. One is a better explanation of what the final software will do, and the other is a news page, announcing new additions to the code.
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