Folk music recommendation: Cindy Kallet.
Recommendations? Basically I am a junkie for Carbon Based Lifeforms. Is that cool or does it make me a massive poser? I grew up on folk music, I have no idea.
Assorted news bits around the 25th anniversary of Myst: http://blog.zarfhome.com/2018/09/myst-25-years-old.html
Best wishes to everybody now plummeting out of Telltale. And man... it's too soon to be sunny-side about this... but I hope this results in a dozen Oxenfrees and Firewatches sprouting over the next couple of years.
This is just the dev game engine, of course. It'll eventually export Python objects into either ObjC, JS, or C# source code, depending on how I feel a year from now.
I will be hanging around DifferentGames at WPI. I have a (small) bit in the (diverse, amazing) MemoryBlocks anthology. https://2018.differentgames.org/arcade/
Ima start writing some code this month, I promise, but I have to have at least a rough outline of the puzzle structure first.
But I am not at this point concerned with exactly how to separate people from their money - up-front, micro, subscription, whatever. My question is how do we rebuild a marketplace where games have medium-sized satisfied audiences at all. We currently seem to be aggregating towards many cult favorites (three devoted players each) and Fortnite (all the rest of the money).
An interactive fiction guy. He/him.
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