Tag: fiction

Zombies, zombies everywhere!

Have you ever wondered if you could survive a zombie apocalypse? No need to wonder anymore. Survival Horror Act One is a game that was released in February 2015. It’s an interactive horror game where you click key words to explore. Created by Joe Aaron Sellers, this is a very well made game with lots of attention to detail. Every…

Are you hiding anything? Let’s find out.

Ever wish to be a hacker? In Hackers Quest, you can play as a hacker to uncover people’s dark secrets. This game was released in July of 2015 and can be downloaded and played on both Apple and Android products. Konya Kristen is the artist behind this fun and addicting game and sadly I could not find out more about…

Beautifully eerie

This week I came across a new type of text adventure called The House Abandon. It falls under the horror genre and is easily the best horror game I have played in a while. The game is coded in Unity, which is a cross-platform game engine developed by Unity Technologies for development of video games for PC, consoles, mobile devices…

Eternally marked

What if all the big choices you’ve made in your life, whether they were a mistake or not, were publicly displayed on your body for everyone to see? In the interactive fiction game With Those We Love Alive, you get to experience this first hand as the game invites you to draw sigils, or symbols on your body as you…

The Work of an Interactive Fictionist

I was looking for something new, something different to create my next blog on and I went to the I <3 E-poetry site like I always do but instead of clicking on children’s literature, I chose to look through I <3 E-poetry games.  I was scrolling through and decided to pick one of Donna Leishman’s interactive fiction works. It is…

Death, and again: A Critical Analysis of J. Yellowlees Douglas’ “I Have Said Nothing”

Jane Yellowlees Douglas, or J. Yellowlees Douglas, is Director of the Center Written and Oral Communication and an assistant Professor of English at the University of Florida. She completed her undergrad studies at the University of Michigan and received her Ph.D from New York University. She has spent years researching the influence hypertext has had on the construction of digital…

Potential of the Hypercube

Letter to Linus is an endeavor into electronic literature which shares many similarities to the poetic hypertext which we discussed earlier in the course. It utilizes a “hypercube”, which is a series of squares meant to represent a cube, with each side (or square) housing hypertext which leads to another hypercube with more options to advance the story. The middle…

It’s your choice…

While looking into Twine this past weekend, I stumbled across a few interesting stories. One in particular gave the reader the ability to shape the story in anyway they wanted to. End Boss by Nick Keirle is a rather dark narrative that forces the reader to become the main character. As the main character it is your job to figure out what…

they are evil…

In our discussions in class on this blog, we have talked in some detail about the different perspectives Donna Leishman’s “Red Riding Hood”  presents.  More specifically, we have focused on the apparent feminist perspective that Leishman’s Interactive Fiction seems to take.  I will freely admit now that I continued to play through Red Riding Hood even after the assignment was due…

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