Interactive Fiction

Barriers are being destoyed at the same time as bridges are being built within the literary community just as in almost every other field affected by the almighty computer. Arguments fly on all sides especially as to what constitutes art. Progress constantly changes the determination–even when it may be that it is a subjective view, after all. Time and experimentation move things beyond the established (to date) criteria and may improve, but certainly expand the categories. Homo’s red handprint on the cave wall can not remain the standard forever. —SusanInteractive FictionSpinning)

One of Steve Ersinghouse’s students tackles the 1999 text adventure game “Photopia” and reflects in broader terms on digital literature.