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Rezzed 2018: the trouble with narrative games

Earlier this week, I picked up on the increase in the number of narrative games on display at Rezzed this year. The ‘detective’ theme seemed to be popular also, with several story-rich titles featuring male investigators who were trying to solve some mysterious or vaguely-supernatural case related to either unexplained missing persons or gruesome murders. This was a great thing for me: everyone has their … Continue reading Rezzed 2018: the trouble with narrative games

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Stories Untold and the joy of text

When I was very young, I loved text adventures. It started off with the Ghost Hunter choose-your-own-adventure by Edward Packard then progressed to games such as Zork. I used to scour our local library for the Usborne type-in books and, even though I never managed to get a single program to run from start to finish on our old Commodore 64, I pored through the … Continue reading Stories Untold and the joy of text

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Conversation and critique: CAYNE

nufafitc has been on the blogging scene for seven years now and so it’s highly likely you’ve already come across his Emotional Multimedia Ride site. This lovely guy has been publishing regular articles since August 2010 and his blog is a ‘coaster ride’ of whatever piques his interest in media and even beyond the small or bigger screen. I think I may have found someone … Continue reading Conversation and critique: CAYNE