Tag: games

The Last One

For my final article, I decided to play a game that combines poetry and poker. Marko Niemi Created the game what he has called Stud Poetry. Stud Poetry is like any other Poker game that basically has the same rules. In the beginning, you create a game on who you want to be. Like I said early, the games are…

Unraveling Stories With Yarn (or my time as a magical intern)

While making my weekly App Store rounds, I came across this newish app called Yarn. It had a pretty interesting description, boasting “thrilling, interactive stories on your device, for free. Solve puzzles, help characters make important decisions, and decide how stories end.” So I decided to go ahead and download it.   At first glance I found it pretty nice looking.…

Pugs & Romance

I want you to picture this: You go to a speed dating event. You sit down and wait for it to start only to learn all your potential partners are pugs. Best situation or Best situation? George Batchelor’s Hot Date puts you right in the middle of this scenario, matching you up with various precious pugs to chat with. Each pug…

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…

Gaming Done Write

You are to embark on a journey. Thrown into space, alone and vulnerable and we ask of you one thing. Tell us your stories; tell us about your journeys. Write down what you experience in these far off realms at the end of the universe. Write poetry, prose, fiction, non-fiction, simply write.

I’m Null: The Character You Aren’t

  “Define yourself [Integers Only]” the game says, white text displayed on a black screen. This is how I’m Null begins, and already the significance of the title is emphasized. Uploaded to Game Jolt in November of 2014, designed by Zak Ayles and coded by Devin Horsman, this browser-based Unity game is an open world, which contains many bizarre objects and…

Fun Video Game, or Creative Imitatio?

Monolith Production’s Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is a game that directly relates to J. R. R. Tolkien’s works of, The Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and even Lord of The Rings. The question when playing the game however is, is this video game true to form? Meaning, does everything mentioned or imagined fit into the world Tolkien created, or does it have continuity errors that make this game inconsistent with the lore of Middle-earth? I set out to figure out that very question.

The Quest Through Space

This sci-fi hypertext adventure game is an adventure for all players. Multiple dead ends and circling links have players moving through a virtual maze. Humor is present throughout the entirety of the game, keeping it entertaining and never allowing players to lose interest. Author Deirdra Kiai has created many other games which have received much praise from players. While the game has…

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