Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Text-Based Graphics

D+D has me thinking about visualization; it's just a better way to build fictive space. So here's some interactive fiction Nick Montfort suggested which plays off the same effect:

Varicella by Adam Cadre

Bronze by Emily Short

Aisle by Sam Barlow

Book and Volume by Montfort

Then if you're looking for a multiplayer experience, I've been messing around on DARTmud, which is Everquest meets.... a really good book. I like it more than the single player experiences, but sadly the world is a bit empty now that graphics have taken over:

As if any of us have time for this stuff.


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