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Gamification Ebook Now Available

“From schools, through workplaces, healthcare, travel, and marketing, to everyday leisure activities and even sex, life is becoming more and more gamified. Yet the definition of gamification is still volatile. All the authors in this book try to grasp the meaning, the sense and the consequences of this accelerating trend. Gamification is widely perceived as […]
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Provocare: Murderous Feminism in Liminal Fiction – The Writing Platform

“Queensland Digital Writing on the international stage: QUT and The Writing Platform” is an Arts Queensland-funded programme which supports collaborations between writers and interactive designers to develop works for exhibition on The Writing Platform. The first project supported by the programme is ‘Provocare‘, a digital fiction, created by Meg Vann, Mez Breeze and Donna Hancox. […]
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Codework

Codework + Code Poetry: What The…?

It’s not often I get to post here about codework [I nearly typed “codwork” instead then, heh]. Way back in the 1990’s when this thing called the “World Wide Web” was kicking off [you *may* just have heard of it?] codework and code poetry were virtually unrecognised genres. Back then, Alan Sondheim, Ted Warnell, Talan […]
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#RoMD

Announcing “Rumors of My Death” With if:book Australia

After an amazing development meeting earlier today with Simon Groth, head honcho of the Oz branch of if:book, I thought I’d take the opportunity to fill you in on some discrete details regarding our new remix project called “Rumors of My Death” [#RoMD]. If that sounds like something that’s right up your creative alley, please […]
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Inanimate Alice Via "Spread The Word"

Connecting Stories Between New and Traditional Forms of Writing

Strangely enough, I’ve just been going over some of the design assets I’ve thus-far contributed to Inanimate Alice Episode 6 [and about to construct more], and this pops up on my “interesting” radar: “Inanimate Alice is a browser-based work of interactive fiction, one which has gradually evolved into an award-winning digital literacy tool. It tells […]