Branching Narrative Chat Bots

Powered by Twine and the Trialogue Story Format

January 2022

Tolerant Futures

 

Philo van Kemenade

Twine for non-linear storytelling

Free x 2

 

Graphical User Interface


Helpful Community

Link

Passage

Story

Story Format

Static HTML

Export to file

Play in Browser

Story

A.
Open the online Twine editor:
twinery.org/2/
 

B.
→ Click Formats

Add a New Format

paste Story Format URL:

https://phivk.github.io/trialogue/dist/Twine2/Trialogue/format.js

→ click Add


C.
Under Story Formats select Trialogue.

1. Adding Trialogue to Twine

A.
Navigate to the sample story:

https://phivk.com/embedded-workshop/embedded

B.
File

Save Page As... (or equivalent)


C.
In Twine Editor:

Import From File

→ Browse

→ Select Embedded.html

2. Import Sample Story

Make sure every passage has:

 

Title, e.g. "start"

 

one Speaker-tag:

  speaker-idk
  speaker-par
  speaker-emo

 

Passage text, e.g. "Hi 👋"

 

One or more links,

  e.g. [[What's your name?]]

3. Drafting your story

Hit Play to test your story

Play your story

🎉

including emojis

easily search and copy emojis at:

unicode.party

🖼

including images

<img src="https://placekitten.com/408/287">

Trialogue accepts any valid HTML.

Add the following HTML code to add an image...
(replace the src URL for your own)

🖼

styling colours & avatars

:root {
    --bg-color: #C7BDB5;
    --user-color: #00A;
    --speaker-color: #A00;
    --sidebar-bg-color: #FFF;
    --navbar-bg-color: #FFF;
    --passage-bg-color: #FFF;
    --passage-text-color: #000;
}

.chat-passage-wrapper[data-speaker='you']:after {
  background-image: url('https://avatars3.githubusercontent.com/u/902958?s=460&v=4');
}

.chat-passage-wrapper[data-speaker='1']:before {
  background-image: url('https://www.webumenia.sk/dielo/nahlad/SVK:SNG.K_9060/800');
}

add CSS code
Menu ➡ Edit Story Stylesheet

Also see

Branching Narrative Chat Bots

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