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interactive fiction

noun
1.
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 of interactive fiction
1975-1980
First recorded in 1975-80
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Contemporary definitions for interactive fiction
noun

the extent to which something is interactive; the extent to which a computer program and human being may have a dialog

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