Faculty Advisor

Ciaraldi, Michael J.

Abstract

The purpose of this project was to explore the possible ways of improving the interfaces associated with the construction and manipulation of text-based environments. Though text environments allow for much greater freedom of expression than their graphical counterparts, they have traditionally been limited to the command-line interface, a style which is well known to lower the user's attitude and motivation over time. Employing modern Java components, this project combines the limitless flexibility of the text-based world with the point-and-click simplicity of the graphical world to create an engine for spawning a vast variety of simulated environments and games.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2004

Major

Computer Science

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Computer Science

Advisor Program

Computer Science

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