Interactive fiction, narrative in games, and so on
Monday, February 10, 2020
Numinous/Cyan announces Area Man Lives
It's been a busy weekend for me. (Did I mention that NarraScope 2020 is now open for early registration?) However, I have to catch up o...
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Kentucky Route Zero: quick thoughts
It seems pointless to write a full review or deep analysis. Practically everybody reading this has (long since) played at least some of KR0 ...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Meanwhile 1.1.0 on Steam, Itch, and Mac App Store
I've posted an updated version of Meanwhile for Mac, Windows, and Linux. All versions have been updated on Steam and Itch.IO . (The iP...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
2020 IGF nominees: adventure plus
We come to the last post. Maybe it should have been the first post. These are the games that are closest in shape to the classic adventure g...
Monday, January 13, 2020
2020 IGF nominees: interactive storybooks
Ever since Device 6 , we've had this notion of a game category, but there hasn't been a label for it. I've started saying "...
Sunday, January 12, 2020
2020 IGF nominees: topical games
For your consideration: games that are engaged with the times. An arbitrary boundary, yes? Every narrative game is about something or it wou...
Saturday, January 11, 2020
2020 IGF nominees: puzzles
Now a quick break from narrative games. I enjoy puzzlers as well as story-based games. Of course plenty (most?) story games have some kind o...
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