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<li>[2005-09-10] Bookwyrm 0.1 alpha released</li>
<li>[2005-09-06] Bookwyrm Project Accepted on MozDev</li>
<li><a href="http://www.mozdev.org/">mozdev.org</a></li>
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<li><a href="http://purl.org/int-fiction/bookwyrm/">Bookwyrm Homepage</a></li>
<li><a href="http://purl.org/int-fiction/ifmi"><acronym title="Interactive Fiction Metadata Initiative">IFMI</acronym></a></li>
<li><a href="http://www.ifwiki.org">ifWiki</a></li>
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<p>Bookwyrm is an Interactive Fiction collection manager. When complete, 
it will allow browsing and download of large online game repositories, 
and a universal intepreter that can play any of the major virtual machine based
game formats.</p>

<p>Bookwyrm uses game databases stored in RDF format, utilizing the
vocabularies provided by the <a 
href="http://purl.org/int-fiction/ifmi">Interactive Fiction Metadata Initiative</a>.</p>

<p>Development will follow three general stages:</p>
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    <li>A Firefox extension, providing the basic features of cataloguing
    and launching games, but depending on external interpreters to run them.</li>
    <li>A standalone application, essentially a migration from Firefox to XULRunner
    when the latter reaches production level deployment.</li>
    <li>Completion of remaining features, including the framework for built-in
    interpreters.</li>
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<p>Stage 1 is already well underway. An alpha version is available on the downloads page.</p>

<p>For more information on Interactive Fiction in general, see the <a
href="http://www.ifwiki.org">if Wiki</a>.</p>


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