Tag: Visual

The Secret About “Public Secrets”

I was looking for a good e-literature work that I haven’t done a blog about before, so I went onto the e-lit (ELO) collection volume 2 and chose a random work. I thought “ooh, this one is about secrets, so it should be interesting!” Turns out, it really was.  Public Secrets is an E-lit work created by Sharon Daniel and…

That’s So FLY

Life of Fly by Alan Bigelow was on the shortlist for the winner of the main prize for the 2014 New Media Writing Prize. It is an untraditional interactive fiction in that the reader does not have to enter in commands to continue, but instead uses the spacebar or arrow keys for navigation throughout the story. However, there are interactive…

The Alphabet: Mans Best Friend

“A As In Dog” is an interactive poem created by Marko Niemi and Dan Waber.The creators are both digital expressionists with Waber more interested in manipulating text and Niemi writing interactive poetry, the two combined to put their skills to use in an original and beautiful way. The minimalist poem takes the alphabet, displays it in a grid layout and attaches…

Graphics in Video Games

As an artist, I am intrigued by the aesthetic qualities of video games;  I am constantly drawing and playing games that include detailed graphics. Visuals and graphics in video games add to the gaming experience by involving the gamer in a life like experience.  Just as other bloggers have stressed the importance of music in video games, artistic graphics in…