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Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. Writers use the engine to create text-based games and immersive fiction with branching narratives and multiple endings. Twine's interface lets creators link passages of text together, allowing for complex decision-making mechanisms and dynamic storytelling without needing to know a programming language. The engine uses HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for publication on the web platforms that support these technologies. It has gained popularity because it provides an accessible entry point into game development for writers while still offering enough depth to engage experienced developers who prefer rapid prototyping or creating narrative-focused experiences.

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