Monthly Archives: April 2016

Spring Thing: The Xylophoniad

“The Xylophoniad”, like the Labours of Hercules, tells the story of a Greek hero–well, heroine in this case–as she tackles a triad of exploits such as might keep the bards and poets singing for centuries to come. Advertisements

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Spring Thing: Three-Card Trick

“Three-Card Trick”: A magician, outdone by a rival, attempts to reclaim their rightful glory. I’m afraid there’s no way to properly discuss this without thoroughly spoiling it, so caveat lector.

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Spring Thing: Harmonic Time Bind Ritual Symphony

Next up: Harmonic Time Bind Ritual Symphony. This one appears to be a bit of a wild romp through one man’s ongoing journey towards enlightenment. Or something like that.

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Spring Thing: Evita Sempai

The Interactive Fiction Spring Thing is under way, and this time I have a shiny, new blog with which to post my thoughts–as if it matters. So here we go. First up: Evita Sempai, a short Twine story about one young … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding expectations

I suspect this is true of all crowdfunding projects, and no-one ever warns you about it. Or maybe they do, and you think, “well, now that I know what to expect, I will be able to guard against it.” But … Continue reading

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Reepicheep Investigates

2005 was my third year doing NaNoWriMo. It was a different NaNo crowd then: that was the NaNo era of Taras and company, the era of the psychic ferret. (I’ll explain the psychic ferret in another post.) Anyway, by then I’d … Continue reading

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Medium-tall man on the IF campus

October and November is IFcomp season. People submit interactive fiction games (well, “works”, anyway: not everything really qualifies as a game) and other people play and score them. A lot of people write reviews, and it’s becoming just as entertaining … Continue reading

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