Story Machine

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This simple, animated story-generator was targeted at young children learning to read and write. It had a limited 40 word vocabulary and could either run automatically, or the user could type in sentences using the set vocabulary. As the user typed, the characters would appear in the illustration window, and when the user typed the period at the end of a sentence, the action described would be animated.

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A screen from Story Machine.
A screen from Story Machine.
"Story Machine" was distributed on cartridges. This image shows the copy in Nick Montfort's lab.
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Jill Walker Rettberg