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Vote for your favorite Monopoly token — or else!

One of the six current game pieces will be voted out, to make room for one of these new ones. I’m partial to the captain’s chair in Star Trek Monopoly. What do you think about these options? Hasbro, maker of the board game available in 111 countries and 43 languages, is replacing one of the tokens with one “that’s more representative of today’s Monopoly players,” according to Eric Nyman, senior…

Towards a canon of “hypertext literature / interactive fiction / digital narrative”

Kim asked on Twitter: “Is there a canon for digital narratives / interactive stories / hypertext literature yet? A list of accepted classics and forms?” What followed was a lot of us going “we don’t know”. And I wasn’t exactly helpful, by pointing out that those three things are (in some ways) completely different. But. Nobody got anywhere but not being helpful, and to do so, I’m going to express…