Tag: Dreaming Methods

Tapping Potential: “The Incomplete”

At first glance, Andy Campbell’s “The Incomplete” presents itself as an ontological, sort of abstract piece of digital art. As Kutoof noted, the laptop opens and tabs are able to be clicked, but most bring up the error message: “the volume is corrupt and unreadable.” Opening Internet Explorer only reveals a webpage bearing the same image of a laptop. Seemingly,…

No escape

In the interactive fiction game Capped by Andy Campbell, the player is a character who is running and hiding from an alien invasion. By the third screen, you are underneath a giant tripod, which makes the player believe that the character was taken by the aliens. The mechanics of the game make you feel as if you are scared and running away…

No Sleep Tonight: The Lucid Nightmares of a Dream Journal

“Inside: A Journal of Dreams” by Andy Campbell and Judi Alston provides a chilling glimpse into the nature of madness, the implications of our dreams, and the ways in which reality is perceived. In short: it has the power to convince you that you’ve gone mad. A work of digital fiction from the dreamingmethods.com web series, “Inside: A Journal of Dreams” is an interactive, immersive experience that finds readers dissecting an increasingly disturbing dream diary.

Interacting with Alice

Inanimate Alice – Episode 2 is an interactive story about a girl named Alice who is living in a snowy area of Italy, after living in Saudi Arabia. The story includes interactive games and other forms of interaction to show how a ten year old girl would react to the situation Alice is put in. It makes the audience really feel…

Let’s go for a Joyride

Joyride by Andy andCampbell and  is apart of the Dreaming Method series. The first opening images are a series of photo shots showing what appears to have been a car accident. Which is a total contradiction to the title, Joyride. Unless of course the car ride was a joyful one before the accident. There is a great use of images and sound in…

The Incomplete is Endless

The Incomplete, made by Andy Campbell is under the tab Dreaming Methods. You are presented with a closed laptop and can open it if you simply click it. The interface is that of a Windows laptop. When exploring it, I tried going through the start menu and clicked on every option but the same window popped up saying “The volume…