I’ve been getting back to working on my WIP lately, and have been kind of itching for a bit of discussion about IF, so I would enjoy getting together with some people in Boston or Cambridge. I see there’s a good number around here. I wonder if Nick Montfort would could be convinced to host something at MIT…
Toronto is no Boston, either, when it comes to IF! S’pose it makes sense with the Infocom hq being near there and all.
What I’ve been thinking about recently is getting two or three other IF-curious writers that I really like together and starting more of a workshop type thing. I’ve been doing it with other types of games: nomediakings.org/artsygames/
…and there’s no reason it wouldn’t work well for IF.
In Boston (well, Cambridge (well, Somerville)) We just had a small IF meetup here at Davis Square. It was great! Zarf was there, and one guy who was participating in the IF Writing Month, and a few other people. We briefly discussed the idea of meeting regularly (about once a month) and at least two of us definitely want to do it. We organized this one at this forum thread: