Heretic.InteractiveFiction 0.9.0

.NET Standard 2.1
dotnet add package Heretic.InteractiveFiction --version 0.9.0
NuGet\Install-Package Heretic.InteractiveFiction -Version 0.9.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Heretic.InteractiveFiction" Version="0.9.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Heretic.InteractiveFiction --version 0.9.0
#r "nuget: Heretic.InteractiveFiction, 0.9.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Heretic.InteractiveFiction as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Heretic.InteractiveFiction&version=0.9.0

// Install Heretic.InteractiveFiction as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Heretic.InteractiveFiction&version=0.9.0


This is a framework for creating interactive fiction in a classic text adventure style. It is primarily intended for programmers - not for writers!
Heretic.InteractiveFiction intends to return to the old text adventure days of the 1980s and evoke the spirit and mood of the genre.


A documentation based on a manageable, but constantly growing text adventure, which illustrates the capabilities of Heretic.InteractiveFiction, can be found here.


  • Multiplayer capability.
  • Multilingual capability.
  • Game loop included.
  • Easy to use classes to bring rooms, items and characters to life.
  • A comprehensive set of properties to make the items act in their environment.
  • A strong event system to enable the development of extensive game scenarios.
  • A fixed set of verbs with a strong parser.
  • An abstract subsystem for message printing with a inheritable implementation for the standard console.
  • Help and hint system included.

Games developed with Heretic.InteractiveFiction



  • English translation of the basic texts and descriptions.
  • Completion of all event handlers.
  • Completion of grammar.
  • Refactoring.
  • A small sample adventure to demonstrate the capabilities and their implementation.


  • MAUI frame.
  • Blazor implementation.


  • Online platform to provide and play games for free.
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Version Downloads Last updated
0.9.0 170 8/26/2022
0.8.6 156 8/4/2022
0.8.5 150 8/4/2022
0.8.4 180 7/18/2022
0.8.3 179 5/22/2022
0.8.2 183 5/3/2022
0.8.1 203 4/15/2022
0.8.0 202 4/10/2022
0.7.9 190 4/10/2022
0.7.8 176 4/2/2022

* Huge refactoring of object retrieval
           * Bugfixing grammar