Motion

“Motions takes human trafficking and contemporary slavery as its focus” (Smith). There is say “Words speak louder than anything else”.  Will Luers and Roger Dean added visual and sound effect to  Will Luers and Roger Dean added visual and sound effect to Motions to Hazel Smiths piece of art, which added aesthetic to the material. The images of Luers provided graphics description…

E-Poetry and its power to grab your attention

The work I decided to follow was that of E-Poetry. E-Poetry is a concept surrounding engagement with digital media. Leonardo Flores, the author, is a professor of English at the University of Puerto Rico. His areas of research are electronic literature, poetry and digital preservation. E-Poetry is interactive and captures the attention of the reader with its display. Like Marble…

Simply Semiotics

The Power of Signs and Symbols Understanding the Power of Their Effect  Communicating ideas effectively through written text presents interpretative challenges of varying degrees which can stem from the interpreter’s cultural background (to include ethnicity, education, and religion). Such degrees frame one’s interpretive lens that is used, which forms one’s conclusion and, that interpretation may or may not be the…

Choose Your Own Youtube Adventure!

Interactive Fiction games are fun in their own way, but what about an interactive video? I’m not just talking about when a youtuber says, “Click here to subscribe!” But rather, Youtube videos that give you choices within a story. These interactive videos are similar to ‘Chose Your Own Adventure’ books, but include the element of a visual, similar to a…

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…

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…

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…

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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