Tag: game

Sleep Mode: Activated

Today I decided to play a game called Icarus Needs. It is a hyper comic adventure based game where you have played too much video games and now you think you are in one. The main character in the game is Icarus. Icarus also thing that his girlfriend Kit is also in the game and you are trying to save…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

Finishing the Unfinished

Has helping a famous dead man, who is now a simulacrum, finish an unfinished book ever been on your bucket list? Well, my friend, here is the chance to check it off your list by playing Ice bound Compendium. The plot of the game starts off with Kristopher Holmquist, now known as KRIS, who is dead due to an unexplained…

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…

Treasures Beneath the Earth

Christine Wilks, writer of Inkubus, Fitting the Pattern, and Rememori, is a leading voice in the world of electronic fiction. Wilks works mostly in Flash and many of her works centralize around a cyberfeminism theme. Her work, Underbelly, fits this theme and can be described as a playable story that blends poetry and gaming for a very intense experience. This…

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