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Why end with 30?

At the bottom of each entry in this site’s blog, I use </30> to designated the end of the it. In my own way, it’s a nod to the tradition of ending newspaper stories (and occasionally broadcast and magazine pieces) with – 30 -. While no one’s sure why 30 was used as an end sign, there is no shortage of ideas. –Craig Saila –Why end with 30? (Living Can Kill You) Somebody…

Mystery House Taken Over

The artists will reverse engineer Mystery House, the first graphical adventure game; reimplement it in a modern, free language for interactive fiction development; and make a kit freely available to the public so that others may modify Mystery House Taken Over as they see fit. The artists will create their own modified versions and commission ten such games from the interactive fiction community and from other creators of net.art and…