User Tools

Site Tools


twine2:getting_started

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
twine2:getting_started [2015/02/18 23:13]
klembot
twine2:getting_started [2016/04/22 11:20]
doxanthropos [Download Twine 2 to your own computer] Changed from index.html to executable version
Line 5: Line 5:
 ==== Direct from twinery.org ==== ==== Direct from twinery.org ====
  
-Point your web browser to http://​twinery.org/​2 to get started. If you're using a tablet, then this is the only way that will work, unfortunately+Point your web browser to http://​twinery.org/​2 to get started. If you're using a tablet, then this is the only way that will work, though you can bookmark this address or add it to your home screen ([[http://​www.wikihow.com/​Add-a-Link-Button-to-the-Home-Screen-of-an-iPhone|iOS directions]],​ [[http://​www.androidcentral.com/​android-101-how-add-bookmark-your-home-screen|Android directions]])
  
 ==== Download Twine 2 to your own computer ==== ==== Download Twine 2 to your own computer ====
  
-This has the advantage of being able to work on your stories even when not connected to the Internet. You can download a local copy of Twine 2 from the [[http://​twinery.org|homepage]]. Once you unzip the archive you download, you can put the resulting folder anywhere you'd like on your computer. To get started, open index.html inside the folder.+This has the advantage of being able to work on your stories even when not connected to the Internet. You can download a local copy of Twine 2 from the [[http://​twinery.org|homepage]]. Once you unzip the archive you download, you can put the resulting folder anywhere you'd like on your computer. ​
  
-This reportedly does not work using Internet Explorer ​on Windows. ​Firefox, Chrome, or Opera do not have this problem, however.+To get started, just start the application that you find inside the folder (on Windows ​this is the ''​Twine.exe''​ file and on Linux it is just called ''​Twine''​).
  
-==== Important! Before You Jump In ==== 
  
-Please read [[where_your_stories_are_saved|this warning]] before you startIt's important to understand where your stories will be saved so that you don't accidentally delete them.+Older versions of Twine 2 do not contain an executable but a file called ''​index.html''​. To get started here, open ''​index.html''​ inside the folder. 
 + 
 +This reportedly does not work using Internet Explorer on Windows. Firefox, Chrome, or Opera do not have this problem, however.
twine2/getting_started.txt · Last modified: 2017/10/09 20:39 (external edit)