This is the home page for the InsideAdrift newsletter, the independent newsletter for the Adrift community. If you want to discuss Adrift and other matters the best place to go is the Adrift Forum. Adrift is a system for writing and player interactive fiction (previously known as text adventures) that was created by Campbell Wild. (The official Adrift website is at News New Forum The Adrift Forum has now been converted to use phpBB and we are all trying to get used to it.  You can reach the new forum at The old software was no longer being supported. Adrift 5 now in beta Campbell Wild has been working on Adrift 5 for a very long time and is currently up to beta release 12 which is available to all. Please try out out and contribute to the final version being as solid and bug-free as possible. Adrift 5 will be a free upgrade for anyone who has already paid to register a previous version of Adrift. More information is available from the Adrift website and the developments are discussed in the special forum area (available to registered users only). Archive There is now an archive of the issues of the newsletter, you just need to click on the thumbnail to view the PDF of the newsletter. Click here to view archive (I know some are missing and I will update them). The 40 issues can also be downloaded as a 10.7Mb Zip file Page updated 26 April 2011