Interactive fiction, narrative in games, and so on
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Speaking of crowdfunding, Aaron Reed's Subcutanean is at about 70% of its (modest) goal. This is not an interactive work, but it is ...
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Kickstarter and organizing
As I'm sure you know, the past few weeks have seen a wave of acrimony around Kickstarter and its nascent union, Kickstarter United . Th...
Monday, September 23, 2019
Apple Arcade and the future(s)
Apple Arcade's launch is splattered all over the pundosphere, with every possible hot take from "This is pretty good" to "...
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
The Zarfian Cruelty Scale, revisited
The Zarfian Cruelty Scale is 23 years old as of last month. That's not a numerically interesting anniversary, but it's respectable ...
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Abusers, another shoe in the wall
When I said "I know stories that are still not public," I didn't expect them to get blown open within 24 hours. Yesterday, M...
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Abusers in the game-dev world
Two personal accounts appeared yesterday -- no, screw passive voice. Nathalie Lawhead and Zoe Quinn spoke out yesterday, naming two promi...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
A quick trip to Riven, and further VR thoughts
Yesterday I said that I was a VR skeptic. I've mentioned this before. But I admit that I don't have an awful lot of VR experience to...
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