SFZero maps

SFZero is one of those web sites that immediately makes you want to try the idea here. It is on-going game played out across San…

Zork Map

Zork Map

I recently came across this map of Zork drawn between 1979 and 1981 (according to the map legend).

Variety of enemies

A cybergame designer might create a game with one hundred different enemy types with which the player can fight. This is easy to do. The…

Digital Humanities and Manifestos

I discovered the Digital Humanities Manifesto today. A group of digital humanities scholars met for a weekend of brainstorming and produced this document at the…

Infocom’s Trinity

I spent a couple of hours last night working my way through Infocom

Linkiing the chain in Llanberis

I spent most of Friday at the National Slate Museum in Llanberis at a meeting of the Linking the Chain networking project that is being…

Creativity and Astronomy

In Creativity : Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention, Csikszentmihalyi offers a systems approach to analysing the idea of creativity within a social…

Interactive Fiction

My first computer was a Kaypro II portable. It was about the size of a suitcase and ran on a version of the CP/M Operating…

Culture / Heritage

I was at the Virtual Heritage conference yesterday at Technium CAST in Bangor (http://heritage.cs.bangor.ac.uk/) and listened to, among other things, a presentation on the value…