Category Archives: Other

Simon & Schuster’s Treks to Nowhere

Excellent post by Jimmy Maher about Star Trek games of yesterday. In 1983 the powers that were at Gulf and Western Industries, owners of both Paramount Pictures and Simon & Schuster, decided that it was time to bring Star Trek, a … Continue reading

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29 Ways To Stay Creative

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The Six Layers

Good writeup by Matthew Gallant about applying Scott McCloud‘s Six Layers of Art to video game design. The second of McCloud’s concepts that I’d like to explore is his idea of the six elements of art. He believes that “any artist creating any … Continue reading

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Star Trek Crossover Novels

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Covers by AbaKon from a little known collection of 70’s Star Trek crossover novels based on Classic science fiction novels. (via DeviantArt)

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Why You Should Create

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Leonard Nimoy – 1931 to 2015

When my wife messaged me that Leonard Nimoy had died I was shocked and sad but not surprised (they’re all getting up there in years). Of all the Star Treks the original series, the one I used to watch at … Continue reading

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TRS-80 Model 1

I’ve been reading articles over the past couple of days about Radio Shack’s history and their descent into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It’s sad and nostalgic because without Radio Shack and their TRS-80 Model 1 I might never have gotten into computers. … Continue reading

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My Definition of Interactive Storytelling

Interactive storytelling is a form of entertainment that uses the computer as a medium to allow readers to create or influence a dramatic storyline through small, significant actions. Interactivity is the computer’s competitive advantage, a cyclic conversation between the user … Continue reading

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Entire Game on One Screen

The thirty-first Ludum Dare game competition is going on this weekend. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the competition check out this video. The theme of this competition is Entire Game on One Screen. I don’t know what a majority … Continue reading

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Once more unto the breach

I’ve joined the team that’s going to help Chris Crawford make Siboot 2.0 a reality. The main question I asked myself before signing up is “Why?” Previously I spent almost two years using Chris’ Storytron technology to do exactly what … Continue reading

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