You wake up and you exist. It’s a new experience for you – you’ve never been before, and now you are. Fascinating!
In Planetary Orbit
A pretty red star shines over the edge of the closest planet, painting all the clouds and land masses and things with a spectacular … Keep reading
At the August meeting of Boston Women in Games, game developer Caelyn Sandel spoke about what she called “diary games” – games created for the author first and foremost, and then disseminated to a wider audience. (Her talk is available online here.)
Most of the games she … 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
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 … 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
“The truth about Zoe Quinn is that every woman in the industry is one unhinged ex-partner away from being Zoe Quinn, and if that doesn’t scare you, there’s no hope for us at all.” – http://elizabethsampat.com/the-truth-about-zoe-quinn/
I’m learning Unity today!
On the face of it, this may sound like … Keep reading
Back in 2005, while skimming through Baf’s Guide to the Interactive Fiction Archive, I spotted the title “Beet the Devil”.
When I backed up to investigate, I discovered that I’d misread the page. I’d seen two entries side by side, “Beat the Devil” and “The Beetmonger’s Journal”, and condensed them … Keep reading
“Had you known the bloody history of Corona Labs, you would never have signed up as a test subject. But now, plunged into that history, surrounded by the damned and the dying, you must find the truth. Perhaps you will even survive it.”
One Eye Open received 3rd place in … Keep reading