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Review: Hana Feels by Gavin Inglis

Hana Feels by Gavin Inglis Interactive story / Twine game 2015 I’m always anxious about reading fiction about depression. There’s a tendency towards romanticising mental illness – or at least the ‘pretty’ side of mental illness – that rubs me the wrong way. Fortunately, Hana Feels might be about depression,…

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Review: The Domovoi by Kevin Snow

The Domovoi by Kevin Snow Twine game / Hypertext 2014 The Domovoi is one of two games created by Kevin Snow and available on his Bravemule website, with a third being created and funded by Kickstarter. The Domovoi draws its inspiration from a mythical creature of Slavic origins. Whilst at…

Digital Fiction Resources

Updated 25 September 2018. Note: My series on Writing Digital Fiction is also a useful (more in-depth) resource. Quicklinks: What is Digital Fiction? Writing Digital Fiction Reading Digital Fiction What is Digital Fiction? Digital fiction (DF) as we understand it here at Wonderbox is: Fictional stories that are written and…

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Review: Lifeline by 3 Minute Games

Lifeline by 3 Minute Games Mobile app / Text adventure Steam / iTunes / Google Play 2016 There’s a tendency in interactive fiction for authors to use fairly dry, prosaic description to bring players into their worlds. It works, but perhaps it’s fair to say that there is room for…

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