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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…

“Inanimate Alice” a New Media Teaching Tool… or … ?

Created by the Brad Field Company and produced by Dreaming Methods, “Inanimate Alice” because it’s by the same company responsible for “Inkubus” and the icon for it looked like a SF/F version of Kowloon (which I personally find to be a particularly intriguing chapter in HongKong’s history). It’s an ongoing digital novel project and so far it has four completed…

Inanimate Alice: Russian Chapter

Look familiar? I just found Inanimate Alice in the Electronic Literature volumes, and was so excited to write my paper on it; however there has already been extensive analysis on the first and fourth episodes. So, I decided to look at Episode 3. If you want to play the Russian episode of this game, check it out here.   Inanimate…

Alice and I

Inanimate Alice- Episode 4 takes you through the life and times of a young girl named Alice. Her stories are alright but what is  interesting is the way she presents them. Immediately the user is blasted in the face with some techno music so you get a sense that your traveling around with a girl who is growing into maybe…

Inanimate Alice and our Reliance on Technology

I just finished playing/watching/reading the short work “Inanimate Alice, Episode 1: China” by Kate Pullinger and Babel.  The work was an eight-minute glimpse into a young girl’s life in Northern China.  Despite its brevity, the work is surprisingly intense.  The girl’s father is missing and the family is unsettled.  The reader can pick up from other context clues that there…