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Old April 20th 17, 11:26 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Graham.[_12_]
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On Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:51:52 +0100 (BST), lid (Mike)
wrote:

In article ,
Roderick Stewart wrote:

Agreed. I remember this concept first appearing in book form,


"Choose Your Own Adventure" by any chance?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choose_Your_Own_Adventure

I also remember an attempt to do something like that by
telephone, "Fantasy Interactive Scenario By Telephone", some
kind of early RPG on a premium rate number in the 1980s.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fantas...s_by_Telephone



There were games you could play on Teletext. IIRC you called a Premeum
Rate number that gave you a personal code which you keyed into your TV
as a sub-page AKA time-code, then you influenced the game using DTMF
on the phone.

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