Mediatrix is a LARP presented for the Interactive Fiction SIG of the International Interactive Communications Society in 1994; an allegorical head-trip to a satirical scenario of our internetworked multimedia future. Participants role-play the mighty officers of international industries, wielding globe-spanning power in a warped world of politics, programming, and propaganda (oh yeah — did we
14 January 4437: En route to the city of Sanctuary, Blandisford Barter encounters an Elven minstrel on the Bridge at Three Roads Crossing. The RunePlayer introduces himself as Rimsel, and informs Barter that he has been sent by the Council of Deneldor to oversee the halfling’s progress. Unfortunately, some evil priest’s spell bound him to
The original blurb stated: “The only book in the market that focuses on tips and techniques that allow the reader to more effectively use the resources of the Internet. — Explains search techniques and the use of kill files to filter information — Features interviews with various Internet leaders — Offers tips, strategies, and techniques
An article about “Cyberion City,” a text-based interactive environment at MIT. Originally published by bOING-bOING magazine, April 1993.
A Report on the Production of Ghosts In The Machine The circle is still chanting softly as the CyberGoddess faces Darwin down. She turns to address the participants: “All those who find the defendant Darwin Krayne innocent as plead, say Aye” (participants respond); “And all who find the defendant guilty of crimes against humanity say
Cast & Crew Handbook for the “HyperTheater” production of the semi-scripted live roleplay “Ghosts in the Machine,” presented in two performances at the third annual CyberArts arts & technology conference in Pasadena California, 1992.
War on a Distant Moon is a Spacemaster 2nd Edition adventure module. Fighting for their HomeWorld with little to lose, the rebels of the Tayan Liberation Front have proven themselves a force to be reckoned with. Although Darran Provincial garrisons have been tripled, the rebel bases remain hidden and the terrorist attacks continue. Rumor has
A classic Shadow World regional module! Over the ages, the people of Gethrya have built a great and orderly society ruled by benevolent kings and blessed by the gods. Here, revered priests and astrologers define the way of life, but perils old and new threaten this stable order. To the untamed east, bloodthirsty reptilian monsters
The Sprawl [San Francisco] 2090 The city is at war with itself. Rivalry spreads through the grimy streets, bedrooms, boardrooms and the unreal computer matrix of Cyberspace. For some, victory is an intangible gain in a vast power struggle. For others, it’s just survival. CyberSpace is a complete roleplaying game set in the corrupt, dirty,
Tales from Deep Space is a Spacemaster 2nd Edition adventure module. Somewhere out there, in a distant and unsurveyed Sector, lurks a cold and mysterious presence. Amongst the icy remains of his last helpless victims, he hides in the frozen hold of a derelict vessel. He waits and he is hungry…. Time passes, and eventually