A seemingly void, monochrome white surface is all it shows; and frustrates the viewer with a mouse cursor, which is difficult to locate, to control and direct, as isolated potential ‘facts’ pop up in interaction with the cursor : appearing but distorted, head-over and uncomfortably remote, as if projected onto the reverse side of the computer screen. Accumulating alternative facts are accompanied by outbursts of sound and bustle, only to be quenched and extinguished shortly afterwards.
/ unstable /, 2017 is an intuitive 'game' without rules. Again, it confronts the viewer with nothing more than an ‘empty’, white display; and with a cursor that is uncomfortably vague, inconsistent and difficult to locate.
Beyond is a mysterious virtual world. In a playful spirit of philosophical inquiry, it explores the paradoxes of technology, desire, and the paranormal posed since the birth of mechanical reproduction; the phonograph severing the voice from the body, photography capturing the soul and cinema resurrecting the dead. Instructions: - Drag your mouse to the left or right to move around a panorama.
- To move from one place to another, hover the mouse over different objects. When the cursor changes to a hand, you are over a hot spot. - Click on a hotspot to explore.
Browser Pong is a traditional Pong game played not in a browser window, but with browser windows.
“Cameron’s World,” built by Berlin-based designer Cameron Askin, is a frenetic web-collage created as “a love letter to the internet of old.” Divided into thematic rows of over 700 images Askin sourced from archived pages, the website is a well-organized gallery exploding with decades-old browser detritus composed of blinking texts, animated pictorial cursors, MIDI files, and cheesy GIFs.
A blog reconfigured as an interactive experience, Nobody Here. The viewer is invited to play, though the goofy fun of the interactive elements is balanced by the emotional weight of the writing. Visitors can also choose an insect icon to represent themselves, then leave comments on individual pages. If you encounter Herman the hermit crab, try shaking him out of his shell.
Jodi's SOD is a modification of the game Wolfenstein. You can actually attempt to play the game, but everything is scrampled. SOD is a modification or "hack" of id Software’s action game Wolfenstein 3D. The goal is to escape from a Nazi dungeon.
Tale of Tales BVBA is a games development studio, founded by Auriea Harvey and Michaël Samyn in Belgium in 2002. Their background is in design and development of immersive web sites and multimedia environments with a strong emphasis on narration, play, emotion and sensuality.