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The latest Iowa Review Web issue out this July is “Reconfiguring Place and Space in New Media Writing.”
In it I interiew Nick Montfort on his interactive fiction work Book and Volume. In addition to discussing tropes and themes in the work we also talk about aspects of craft including goals, timed events, atmospheric descriptions, and […]

The Second First Person

Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin’s Second Person: Role-Playing and Story in Games and Playable Media is due out in November 2006, but a preview of the table of contents is now available.
The anthology will feature two works by WRT authors: “Enlightening Interactive Fiction: Andrew Plotkin’s Shade,” by Jeremy Douglass, and “12 Easy Lessons to Better […]

Free ARG PuppetMaster Video

For those interested in ARGs, the DVD of the ARG Fest that I’ve mentioned before is available for free via Bitorrent, through Grey Lodge. The contents include:
1) Perplex City by Mind Candy Ltd with Michael Smith and Adrian Hon
2) The Art of the Heist by the PM team with Mike Monello, Brian Cain, Brian Clark, […]

If you don’t already know about them, ARGs (alternate reality gaming) are huge. They are ‘games’ that traverse reality by delivering events through realistic websites, actors, faxes, phone calls and so on, over months. Some puppet-masters (people who create and orchestrate these games) are presenting at the ARGfest NYC: The Art of the Game […]

Mark Bernstein used my series on frustration in interactive media as the occasion for his comment, so I’m trying to catch this wave of interest passing through Grand Text Auto.
Mark Bernstein was generous about my post, and I appreciate his attention, however I think he may have misunderstood me in the process of making his […]

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