Twine – tool to make stories


Salvör Gissurardóttir  2018

Twine is a  tool for making text based adventure games.  The website is
You make the games in the browser and  HTLM files are created. You can add pictures and sounds.  It is easy to start. This tool is good for students to practice interactive storytelling.

Example of working in Twine – novel or fairytale

You can build games inspired by the themes and journey of the classic novel. The novel provide setting, characters and plot points that you can remake as Twine pages and connections. It is a good tool to work  with fairytales.

Here are some links to get you started in using Twine with your students:

Twine 2.0: Not just for storytelling 

Twine review for Commonsense)

Using Twine  in Education  

How to make your own digital game using Twine, Gamemaker..

Making games in the classroom Twine and Harlowe

Anna Anthropy and the Twine revolution

Twine’s revolution: Democratization, depoliticization, and the queering of game design

Interactive Fiction and Twine at Computers & Writing

Computers and Writing workshop using Twine

Twine Videos

Chapbook  Tutorial (one of the story formats of Twine 2)  example

Wikipedia article about Twine

Porpentine Twine Game  (review of a game made in Twine)