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The Evolution of the Dwarf

Dwarf Fortress is a donation-funded free game for Windows, OSX, and Linux. Tarn and Zach Adams are the creators of this complex game, and the founders of Bay 12 Games. These brothers created Bay 12 Games in 2000, so they could release their games for free on the internet. Dwarf Fortress has been in development since 2002 and was first released in…

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Finding My Body

Pieces of Herself by Juliet Davis Pieces of Herself is about the journey this woman took to find herself or to find her own identity. The theme identity is clearly found on the entry screen. It states “Her friends said she needed to “find” herself. And sure enough, when she found pieces of herself everywhere…” This poem tells a story about…

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How to Kill a Vampire in McDonald’s

There are a lot of different hypertext games that are out there and for those that don’t know what hypertext is, it’s basically a way to tell a story by clicking on different links. There’s a competition held each year to vote for whose new hypertext game is the best. Since the competition has not opened yet for this year,…

The Un-shattered Glass

Take a story, a story that was a total accident and yet probable. Now put a name to that story, a name that is an author in which many have recognize and would believe it to be unbelievable. This is the story of a fun party trick between a husband and wife missing the mark. This is the story of…

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Interactive Stories On The Go: Choice Of Games

Have you ever wished you could read/play some interactive fiction type games while your stuck in traffic or from the comfort of your bed? Yes? Ok, great. Cause it’s totally possible. See what I’m talking about is this awesome game company by the name of Choice of Games. Their a small Californian company with a variety of titles out. I personally came…

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The Pain of Acceptance

Warning: The piece discussed in this post contains themes of transphobia, sexual assault, and suicide. Acceptance is a video game about being transgender. It’s short, it’s simple, and it’s painful. It’s the kind of game that you won’t enjoy, no matter how you play, but that you ought to play anyway. To back up a bit, in 2014 a transgender teenager…

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Reinventing History

A new visual treat has been developed by digital enthusiast Talan Memmott and has been featured in the Spring 2016 issue of The New River Journal, a journal of digital writing and art. In “Dérivepedia,” the reader is greeted by a text generator, which spits out endless combinations of the English language with various subjects ranging from “Tadpoles And The…

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Mafia versus Town… of Salem

One of my favorite online games, Town of Salem, is an online multiplayer game that involves a bit of strategy. It can be found on BlankMediaGames and is a strategy game that involves several online players fulfilling “roles” in-game. There are 3 teams in the game: The Mafia, The Neutrals, and The Town. Each role fits into one of these categories.…

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The Game Behind the Game

Jason Nelson’s Game, Game, Game, and Again Game is a piece of electronic literature presented as a game. It resembles games such as Super Mario or Donkey Kong, but Nelson himself calls it poetry. He describes it as “ a digital poem, retro-game, and anti-design statement and a personal exploration of the artist’s changing worldview lens. In this piece of…

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