Author: Kerry

Your Government Needs You

Your Government Needs You is my dystopian interactive fiction. It focuses on an unnamed protagonist and reveals the unpleasant reality of his life through clues from his belongings and his perspective on the world around him. I hope you enjoy it if you play it, and message me if there are any errors and they will be fixed as soon…

Taking a trip to Fallen London

Fallen London is an example of narrative engineering by Failbetter games. You may have noticed it in the corner of your Facebook, a slightly derpy picture inviting you to explore an underground world. I clicked that link last summer and have since spent many hours playing. The game has a system in place to keep you from wasting your whole…

A Matter of Choice

For this blog, I decided to try my hand at Twine since I focused all of my attention on Inform 7 for the creative project. I made a simple hypertext choose your own adventure,  A Matter of Choice. I thought using this program would be more difficult since I hadn’t used it since we learned it in class, but it…

Kellandria

I used Inform7 to create Kellandria, the story of  a castle that has suffered a catastrophe. The only way to win the game is to explore the entire castle and discover the secrets of its past. The end may take a little while to reach, but it’s pretty impossible to miss once you find it. Here’s a hint, in this game…

The Scratch Review

While browsing the Scratch games website yesterday, I noticed a lot of really interesting games that other people had made. Since most of them are quite short, I thought I would combine a few here. The first game I played is called “La Pastorale“. La Pastorale caught my eye because of its elegant opening image:   I wouldn’t have thought…

Black as the Text on this Alabaster Screen, Red as the Exit Button

Emily Short, who designed the interactive fiction that took over my life for days at a time, Galatea, collaborated with ten other people to create another great interactive fiction work, Alabaster. The set-up is similar to Galatea, but this work combines the conversation with a side image and follows more of a narrative sequence. The image shifts as the story…

The unforgettable voyage of Morpheus 11

Morpheus Biblionaut, at http://www.morpheus11.com/ and by Travis Alber and William Gillespie, is electronic literature that makes use of a full multimedia experience to tell its story. It relies on music, images, movement, and words to convey its unique narrative of an astronaut sent off on a deep space mission. Morpheus Biblionaut begins with a dream about a post-apocalyptic Earth and then the…