‘Interactive stories’ are coming out on any platform, the latest one to surprise me are those created for iPod. ‘Kenoiyan’ has created a website, iStory Silver, to give iStory creators the opportunity for publication and ‘appreciation’. But what is an iStory?
An iStory is an interactive story game that can be played on an Apple iPod, using the Note Reader feature of the music device.
It is a choose-your-own-adventure type of game, and its stories can vary from fantasy, through romance, to the action genres.
The site offers an archive of istories, istory creation hints and awards. iStories are created using basic HTML and are traversed with the iPod wheel. The software for your iPod is available for download at iPodSoft. I don’t have an iPod so I haven’t been able to trial the stories. Great idea though.