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A Year and a Bit: The Good, The Bad, and the Mugglesy

Seems it’s turning out to beĀ  hellova year here, and we’re only 4 months in. So far in 2017, here at MBD we’ve had Digital-Fiction-Award-shortlisted projects, and honorable mentions, and theorising all over the MDB shop: most of which have been centered on the release of “All the Delicate Duplicates”, on which we hit the […]
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“The Journey Home” + Forced Affectivity in VR

So I just finished playing through this Virtual Reality Experience for the Vive called “The Journey Home” [TJH] which has left me confuzzled emotionally. At first, the experience was hard to get into with a rushed intro containing similar-sounding voiceovers resulting in the main characters being confusingly difficult to distinguish. The scenes that followed weren’t […]
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“Hunted Down”: A Mysterious Package Arrives

Well well well…I’ve been waiting for this mysterious parcel to show up for a while now, and it in no way disappoints. Consider the below a type of “visual unboxing” [or actually, an “unparceling”] of the latest in our “Rumors of My Death” project. This intricately beautiful remixed+remashed book offers the following by way of […]
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Pluto at ICIDS20156

#PRISOM + Pluto at the 8th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling

Now the showcasing-dust has settled and the conference is all wrapped up, have a dual-image-squizz at the #PRISOM and Pluto setup at the exhibition component of the 8th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling: If you could do with a quick explanation of the Show, here’s one: Fragmentation can refer to the way the processes […]
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“\oriGaM[e,]i[,+ U]/” Published in Cordite: UMAMI Issue

Swoony: that’s the feel-good-term I’ll use for being notified that one of my fav codeworks [or code poems, if you will] has just been published as part of a Special Issue cooked up by Cordite Poetry Review and The Lifted Brow [who’ll publish their half in mid-October, which will feature textual remixes, visual illustrations, songs, […]