Interactive fiction, narrative in games, and so on
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
What is ZIL anyway?
The Infocom ZIL code dump has kicked off a small whirlwind of news articles and blog posts. A lot of them are somewhat hazy on what ZIL is ...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
All of Infocom's game source code
Jason Scott just posted all of the source code for Infocom's text games . I can just leave that statement there, right? I don't hav...
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Firmament Kickstarter time
Cyan has just posted the Kickstarter page for their next game . You may recall, or not, that they announced Firmament a year ago. They bu...
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Prince of Persia (2008) -- legacy?
I wanted some good jumpy climby fun, and I was all out of Tomb Raider , so I spent a few days replaying Prince of Persia . That's the 20...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
2019 IGF nominees: my favorites
There were my favorites among the IGF narrative finalists . I don't mean the best -- although the games I liked did well. I mean the ga...
Friday, January 11, 2019
2019 IGF nominees: mixed reactions
And now, IGF finalists that I didn't get into. This is tricky to introduce. I'm not saying these games were bad. I'm not even ...
Monday, January 7, 2019
NarraScope 2019: still seeking talk proposals
Hello! Happy 2019! I know, this is my second blog post of 2019, I forgot. Rabbit vorpal rabbit. Let me remind everybody that 2019 is the ye...
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