Linus Åkesson

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My name is Linus Åkesson, though some of you may know me as lft. I live in Lund, Sweden.

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Xyzzy Award 2018

Yay! Dialog got the 2018 Xyzzy Award for Best Technological Development. Read more.

Posted Sunday 18-Aug-2019 08:53, 4 comments.

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The Å-machine

The Å-machine is a virtual machine for delivering interactive stories. It is designed for stories implemented in the Dialog programming language. Read more.

Posted Tuesday 4-Jun-2019 07:28, 10 comments.

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Dialog is a domain-specific language for creating works of interactive fiction. It is heavily inspired by Inform 7 (Graham Nelson et al. 2006) and Prolog (Alain Colmerauer et al. 1972). Read more.

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Posted Thursday 22-Nov-2018 22:18, 40 comments.

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Tethered is my debut work of interactive fiction. It was entered into the prestigious IFComp (Interactive Fiction Competition) of 2018, and ended up on 23rd place out of 77 games. Read more.

Posted Saturday 17-Nov-2018 23:40, 8 comments.

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IFComp 2018

This is just a quick post to announce that I'm participating in the 2018 Interactive Fiction competition, with my debut work of IF. Read more.

Posted Wednesday 3-Oct-2018 20:44, 0 comments.

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The soundtrack from the C64 game Warhawk, composed in 1986 by Rob Hubbard, played live on the Chipophone. Read more.

Posted Tuesday 1-May-2018 23:34, 4 comments.

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Pushing Onwards: Return of the Chipophone

The Chipophone bleeps again! This is my cover of Pushing Onwards, from the 2010 retro-game VVVVVV. Read more.

Posted Sunday 25-Mar-2018 16:25, 9 comments.

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