I’ve never been part of a hate movement.
This is not a point of pride. I think “never been part of a hate movement” is basic decency, and fortunately it is the case for the vast majority of humanity. Yet when I look at Twitter tonight, I see person after … Keep reading
Someday, every successful novelist gets an offer that goes like this:
“I have this great idea for a book! If you write it, I’ll share the profits with you!”
It’s not very helpful.
I had another post planned for this week, but it’s going to have to hold off. The 20th Annual Interactive Fiction Competition just started.
You might think that I’m busy playing the games, because this is always a highlight of my year, but sadly not. In the space of … Keep reading
If you go far enough in Minecraft, you’ll reach the end of the world. The playable map only extends for 30 million blocks in each … Keep reading
Over the past two weeks, Caelyn Sandel has been running Ruin Jam 2014, which just closed last night at 1 AM Eastern. To quote from the site:
Ruin Jam is a game jam celebrating the nonexistent demise of video games, inspired by a lot of current events and … Keep reading
The audio and slides from my Boston Women in Games talk are now available on YouTube! (Apologies for the uneven audio.)
Last night, I was the speaker at Women in Games Boston. The organizers didn’t ask for a specific topic – they just wanted me to come and give a talk of interest to the group.
What could I talk about? I made a list of my interests and expertise. … Keep reading
Today is the preview launch of sibylmoon.com!
To celebrate, the site launch includes the release of two brand new IF pieces.
You are the backup AI for the … Keep reading
Welcome to Sibyl Moon Games!
Over the next few months, all the empty links will disappear. This site will come alive with award-winning text adventures, game development advice, and contemplative blog entries written by a professional game designer.
You … Keep reading
The game was Arkham Asylum. The player was an experienced gamer who loved Mass Effect and Dwarf Fortress. She wasn’t much of a comic book fan, but she called Batman her favorite superhero.
After playing for two hours, the player tagged her best friend on IM. “Is this it?” she … Keep reading