Author Archives: Bill Maya

Star Trek Starfleet Technical Manual 1975

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Storytron 2019-2020 Roadmap

I came out of the Storytron Winter 2018 Update with high hopes, a lot of energy, and a list of SWAT enhancements, bug fixes, and other related tasks. Since then the Storytron Google Group has seen some spirited discussions (we … Continue reading

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January 24, 1984 – Macintosh

Here’s a PDF of MacWorld’s first issue.

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86,760 Words in 2018

At the start of 2018 I had a goal to write 140 words a day. Done consistently for 365 days would have resulted in 51,100 words written for the year. In 2018 I wrote 86,760 words. I first came up … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Choice – TED

http://www.ludix.com/moriarty/lehr.html

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Storytron Winter 2018 Update

TL;DR — SWAT v1.1 released, new “old” storyworld repository available, Storytron Patreon created SWAT version 1.1 In the five months since the StoryWorld Authoring Toolkit (SWAT) was open sourced there has been progress. Version 1.1 of the software is available here with these … Continue reading

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Stan Lee – ‘Nuff Said

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“Tax cuts for the rich. Hell yeah, I’m rich as fuck.”

I love this video.

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Boardgames I Own

I finally finished staining the bookcase I bought and brought it up to my home office and put all the boardgames that I own in it. 85 to 90 games in all spanning every decade since the 1970’s. I estimate … Continue reading

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The Once and Future Storytron

TL;DR – The Storytron SWAT source code is online at www.storytron.org. Storytron was Chris Crawford‘s attempt at commercializing his thoughts and ideas about Storytronic interactive storytelling, built off of his work with the Erasmatron. After Chris retired from actively working on … Continue reading

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