“Monkey and Bear”
Inspired by Joanna Newsom’s song ‘Monkey and Bear’, this interactive story focuses on boundaries – those of the heart, mind, and universe.
Originally written for Shufflecomp 2014 under the pseudonym ‘the opposite of sublimation’. No places were awarded in this competition, but this was one of 10 entries that received “Commended” status.
Release date: May 13, 2014
Format: Inform 7 (Z-Code 8)
Play in browser
Download to play offline (requires an interpreter such as Gargoyle)
“It both builds beautifully on the inspiration of the original song and adds some new, fitting elements of its own.” – Emily Short
“Polished and beautifully written.” – Caleb Wilson