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Create a text adventure game with Ink
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Create a text adventure game with Ink

Taught in English

Angelo Paolillo

Instructor: Angelo Paolillo

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1 hour
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4.7

(38 reviews)

What you'll learn

  • Familiarize with Ink narrative scripting language on Inky

  • Understand and apply interaction mechanisms

  • Understand and apply dynamic content generating mechanisms

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Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Beginner level
No prior experience required
1 hour
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.7

(38 reviews)

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Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Get started with Ink

  2. Begin writing: using tags, external resources, notes and comments

  3. Implement user choices

  4. Manage the narrative flow with knots and diverts

  5. Use INCLUDE to build re-usable scenes and maps

  6. Create dynamic content with lists and alternatives

  7. Create dynamic content based on conditions

  8. Package and export for web to play in browser

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Angelo Paolillo
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  • Available only on desktop

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