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Series - Miscellaneous Works by Prince Leopold Loewenstein and William Gerhardi

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Publishers: Lippincott -- United States
Categories: Complexity Level : Intermediate (Some Game Elements)
Game System : Codewords
Genre : Programmed Instruction
Target Age Group : Adults
Writing Style : Present Tense
Writing Style : Second Person

These two authors wrote a very early interactive self-help book, in which the reader first takes a lengthy personality test, and then reads an interactive branching text in which some of the branches are dependent on the results of the test. While the purpose here is self-reflection rather than storytelling or gameplay, the structure is undeniably gamebook-like, and there is even an appendix containing diagrams explaining the book's construction.


Meet Yourself As You Really Are

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