The story goes that mega-producer J.J. Abrams was walking through LAX airport when he found a book sitting on a bench. When he opened it, he found an inscription reading: “To whomever finds this book please read it and take it somewhere and leave it for someone else to read.”
Rock and Roll is driven by narrative. Musicians adopt personas, world-build around themselves and the audience plays along. Some examples are overt — David Bowie becomes Ziggy Stardust, Brian Hugh Warner steps on stage as Marilyn Manson — but there is something particularly immersive about a good concept album
Wherein we revisit the weird and wonderful world of interactive text adventures adapted from movies and other media.
Interactive narrative design has come to Celtx.
A common complaint from viewers of the recently release interactive Black Mirror episode, “Bandersnatch”, is that pausing the show’s narrative to engage with binary choices was a nuisance that disrupted the narrative flow.
Great news, IF fans! In a fourth quarter earnings call, Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos confirmed that more interactive fiction content was coming to Netflix. “We’ve got a hunch that it works across all kinds of storytelling,” Sarandos said. “And some of the greatest storytellers in the world are eager to dig into it.” He wentContinue reading “Netflix Confirms More Interactive Content Coming”
A twist ending has been discovered in “Bandersnatch,” the interactive episode of Black Mirror that was recently released on Netflix. In it, the streaming giant gets sued by Chooseco LLC, the creators of the original Choose Your Own Adventure series of books. The twist? It’s actually happening. You may remember that “Bandersnatch” opens with aContinue reading “Netflix Sued Over Interactive Black Mirror Episode”