Tag: interactive text

Found Floppy– Or Found Reality?

After pressing the “Begin” button, the interactive fiction game, Found Floppy, takes the player back to a time, not so long ago, when floppy disks were used and having a giant PC was a really big deal. It starts with various text files and picture files that the player clicks on in order to understand the full story. I think…

Creative Project: The Key To Dreams

My original idea was to give an old well known poem new life by creating an interactive poem like the one we viewed in class. Though I had originally wanted to do a project centered around the Young-Hea Chang interactive poem Dak0ta, I eventually settled on creating an interactive text/ choose your own adventure story, when I became aware that…

Do you touch me when I touch you?

Using the internet is a bit like interacting with the real world whilst wearing a set of thick gloves.  There is presence, there is material, but it is not to be interacted with first hand. A simulation of interaction can be achieved, but through a series of proxies: input gleaned from the mouse, keyboard, microphone, and webcam. Toucher by Serge…

9:05

I posted earlier about a game called 9:05. It is really good, but the link I put up contained a coding error (thanks, cottontail!) Here is a good link for a good game: http://zmpp.sourceforge.net/games/play.php?name=9:05%20(Adam%20Cadre)&storyfile=905.z5

Colossal Cave Adventure: The Experience

I chose to take this course because I was very interested in actually discovering what electronic literature actually was. After some intense Google searching, I came to realize that electronic literature was really any literary work that was created on a computer or electronic devise to be enjoyed on a computer or electronic devise. Having this information at the forefront…

“Separation:” A Message of Connection

http://collection.eliterature.org/2/works/abrahams_separation.html Before this class, my experience with electronic literature was incredibly limited, barely ranging beyond internet blogs and fiction produced for e-readers. Needless to say, my mind has been opened to an entire world of literature that I had never even considered before, particularly when it comes to works that require one to interact directly in order to consume it.…

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