Tag: interactivefiction

The Work of an Interactive Fictionist

I was looking for something new, something different to create my next blog on and I went to the I <3 E-poetry site like I always do but instead of clicking on children’s literature, I chose to look through I <3 E-poetry games.  I was scrolling through and decided to pick one of Donna Leishman’s interactive fiction works. It is…

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…

Their Angelical Understanding

Their Angelical Understanding by Porpentine TW: Suicidal ideation, ableism, abuse, possible epilepsy trigger Their Angelical Understanding is a compelling example of Interactive Fiction, and creates enough tension and anxiety to motivate the viewer to continue interacting. It has so many surprising twists that it leaves the viewer wondering what is left to discover within this narrative. At first, this piece appeared…

Deeper than your average comic

  I really enjoyed the flash driven “Brainstrips” by Alan Bigelow because of it’s simplicity and the satirical humor it presents in a comic book format. I have never been a huge fan of comics but I think Bigelow does a great job using the familiar panel interface to answer some of life’s greatest questions.  The answers to the questions…

LostPig and Grunk

I became interested in the interactive fictions we had been playing (such as Shade) and wanted to research more possibly games to play. Specifically I wanted to blog about one, rather than a digital poem or electronic literature story, which I have mainly done in the past. I came across LostPig after searching for interactive fiction games in Google. My…

Body of Work

Author Shelly Jackson tells her personal stories through a hyper text format, but uses something much more primitive to to reveal her stories, her body.  The HTML hypertext format gives a fresh look on the memoir genre and is a very effective medium for her anecdotes by allowing the user to view the picture as a whole as well as…