Welcome to LIFP official webpage!

Lisp Interactive Fiction Project is a project to create a Common Lisp environment for playing and developing Interactive Fiction games. It includes:


The latest version is 0.1.

If you're using Windows, you can download the whole package here. It includes executable, two example games and the source code.

If you are using some other OS, you'll have to compile it yourself. You need:

After you produced an executable for your OS, consider sharing it with me, so I can put it up on this page.

The source can be obtained here.


There is no documentation yet. Meanwhile you can read the code of examples and compare to their corresponding Inform code.


The project's Darcs repository is at http://www.common-lisp.net/project/lifp/darcs/lifp (browse). Type

darcs get http://www.common-lisp.net/project/lifp/darcs/lifp

to get the latest source. You may also use darcs to implement bugfixes and mail them to me. You can also become a project member and get write access to the repository.

If you want to know the latest news of LIFP development, join these mailing lists: