Illuminated Lantern Blog
IF as Contemporary Art
- Interactive Fiction as Contemporary Art. Draws analogies between IF and contemporary visual art, specifically in the author's game Slap That Fish. "Part of the interaction between the author and the player should be interpretive for the work to resonate at all."
- Independent Game Publishers and the Cost of Playing. Discussed why people would want to pay for a game if there are already many free games of the same type available.
- Breaking Boundaries in Gaming Demographics. Statistics that show that the average customer of 1893: A World's Fair Mystery is approximately 50 years old, plus some conclusions about marketing.
- Customer Satisfaction Survey Results, Part Two. An analysis of what people liked and disliked about 1893: A World's Fair Mystery.