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How to use Twitter as a choose-your-own-adventure game

It's as easy as clicking links.


Eric Geller

Internet Culture

Posted on Jan 13, 2015   Updated on May 29, 2021, 6:57 pm CDT

The microblogging service Twitter is revolutionizing the world 140 characters at time. It has helped topple dictatorships and report on secret counterterrorism raids. It has given rise to anthropomorphic red pandas and brown bears. Its latest twist: a choose-your-own adventure story.

The adventure begins on @wnd_go, which contains this single tweet:

From there, the story branches out across other Twitter accounts, each of which represents a different choice and offers yet another set of paths to take.

I chose to run…

…and run…

…and then, seeing that resistance was futile, I hid.

You get the idea.

The Twitter-sized adventure is the creation of British software developer Terence Eden, who revealed it on Monday evening.

Where will Eden’s story take you? Only you can answer that question. Now get started—they’re here.H/T Margarita Noriega | Photo via Max Fleishman

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*First Published: Jan 13, 2015, 2:48 pm CST