Category Archives: General Interest

Wow. . . .

Let me just say how deeply impressed by the work all of you did on Blog Post 4. It was an absolute pleasure to read through your various engagements w/ a truly diverse body of texts. Truly. Wow. Great work.

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Defining Game and Defining Play: Colossal Cave Adventure and the Adventure Game Genre

“Adventure games these days at least pretend to story and character. Puzzles should therefore be designed in the context of the story and characters. It should be one of the ‘Poetics’ of adventure game design.” —Lee Sheldon, Writing for Video … Continue reading

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Another Link Screwup

So, Jason Nelson’s Dreamphage version 1 link is now actually correct to the right.

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More on Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl

So, as I said in class today, I’m sorry that the obsolescence of certain software and hardware has made Shelley Jackson‘s Patchwork Girl (1995) prohibitively difficult to read in a classroom setting, but it certainly deserves all the attention it has … Continue reading

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Jumping the Gun and a Call for Submissions

I know we haven’t gotten our papers back yet, but based on the discussions we’ve had in class, I can safely assume that quite a few of us have written pretty good papers (not just in this class, but in … Continue reading

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Electronic Literature Resources

Over the past few days I’ve stumbled across a couple resources for electronic literature that might be useful. The first is a website dedicated to electronic poetry: I Love E-Poetry. Among what looks to be a considerable body of work … Continue reading

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Now that we’re “done”

Over the course of reading the book I saved some helpful infographics that might help everyone understand exactly what just happened over the course of 1079 pages. Since today’s the day the reading should be finished, I can finally post … Continue reading

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