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100 Days Group Projects

The current summer 100 Days project gathers a group of story writers, poets, visual artists, musicians, and programmers for one hundred days of creative effort.  Each artist’s work will be unique yet build on the work of others in the collective.  Here we make, remake, shape and reshape. Steve Ersinghaus :: Story Carianne Garside :: Painting James Revillini :: jQuery John Timmons :: Sounds Jessica Somers :: Photos Neha Bawa…

Photopia dispenses with interactive gameplay

Photopia unceremoniously dumped the idea of a ‘puzzle-based’ narrative in favour of what it called a ‘story-based’ narrative, a linear progression (linear in terms of interactivity, not time) from beginning to end that throws seemingly random fragments of a story at the player, which slowly start to weave into one another and create a cohesive pattern as the game progresses. The effect is akin to a movie like 21 Grams,…