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    I literally suealed with joy when I found out what Videogames for Humans is about An entire book on Twine And Twine games And the people who make them Why welcome to Wonderland Thing is I have a friend who's been thrusting Twine onto me for the past couple of years; yet I partly disappointed by the low tide of people's interest in pure text reading partly excited about the new opportunities offered by visual novels have been neg

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    1 IntroductionLate 2012 and early 2013 was an extraordinarily exciting period for me I started for the first time to feel like I was a part of something The 'ueer games scene' covered by videogame outlets might not have been as cohesive as some accounts supposed but for a little under a year it definitely felt real We were

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    This is a collection of playthroughs of notable Twine games with excellent commentary Twine games are essentially interactive fiction only with things like variable tracking so it can remember what choices you've made That's how it's possible to put complete playthroughs of them in a bookThe range of games was ex

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    This book lets you experience Twine games each contributor plays a game writing out the text of their playthrough and their immediate reactions to the stories that unfold before themA lot of these games come from trans or ueer authors and the contributing writers are often from the same community I find it valuable not onl

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    Videogames for Humans incorporates a lot of my favorite things In depth analysis of how games function indie weirdness and minority representation on media The linear mix of game and review allows the reader to experience the game from both their own eyes and the eyes of the reviewer and some of these playthroughs are as lovely to

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    Such a uniue book a cool idea Personally am familiar with Twine as a medium so the format was easily accessible to me whi

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    The rise of Twine games is one of the interesting parts of the increased access folks have to the tools of game creation For those who don’t know Twine games are text based games usually rather short usually covering personal and abstract topics and developed by only one or two authors In this collection merritt kopas a writer game dev and podcaster brings together game creators critics and writers to play through one

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    Ayyy this was good There were definitely some less interesting reviews but those tended to be shorter Some were really good Imogen Binnie's was so good Riley Macleod's was great Leigh Alexander??? are you shitting meI kind of wanna give a piece by piece review cause I'm tired of reading anthologies and being like it was g

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    A really great way to acuaint yourself with what's being done in Twine games a series of combination playthroughessays that allow y

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    Videogames for Humans is a diverse collection of text based games made in the Twine engine and the commentary and insights of people who play them Each one provides different insights into the creator of the game the person playing it and in a way ourselves I'm uncertain what to say it is uniue it is good and if you like collections of essays or enjoy internal dialogue or video games you ought to check it out

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Behind the fluorescent veil of modern big business video games a uiet revolution is happening and it’s centered on a tool called Twine Taken up by nontraditional game authors to describe distinctly nontraditional subjects from struggles with depression explorations of ueer identity and analyses of the world of modern sex and dating t. This is a collection of playthroughs of notable Twine games with excellent commentary Twine games are essentially interactive fiction only with things like variable tracking so it can remember what choices you ve made That s how it s possible to put complete playthroughs of them in a bookThe range of games was excellent There were some I had played like Depression uest and Even Cowgirls Bleed and a bunch I had never heard of Some of the games I probably never would have played on my own like the one about gay hook up culture and the one about a Satanist ritual I enjoyed expanding my knowledge about the types of Twine games out there although I did feel uncomfortable at times I thoroughly enjoyed reading some of the games and their commentary like the one about a pregnant mermaid 3x3x3 and the one about raising a futuristic race horse Horse Master Sometimes I have a hard time focusing on Twine games when I just have them up in my browser I like the idea of downloading them as HTML files and sitting down just to play them rather than having them up in a browser tab as something to get done I really enjoyed reading the ebook on my ereader as opposed to reading it on my computer or something The commentary helped me to slow down and enjoy the poetic language too sometimes I have a hard time with reading things slowly and imagining everything that s going on and the commentaryanalysis helped me savor the experienceThere were some times when my daughter woke me up in the middle of the night and I didn t feel like being awake but having this book to read made it less of a bother I feel like I want to play Twine games but I don t really want to go to the trouble to curate them Maybe someone is already doing that I should go see Here s a list from 2013 I wish Free Indie Games still updated Disrupted My Misadventure in the Start Up Bubble of modern big business video games a uiet revolution is happening and it’s centered Microsoft Office Excel 2007 for Project Managers on a tool called Twine Taken up by nontraditional game authors to describe distinctly nontraditional subjects from struggles with depression explorations Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly of ueer identity and analyses Hawk's Passion of the world Girls of Brackenhill of modern sex and dating t. This is a collection A Beautiful Dark of playthroughs After We Fell of notable Twine games with excellent commentary Twine games are essentially interactive fiction Damsels in Distress only with things like variable tracking so it can remember what choices you ve made That s how it s possible to put complete playthroughs The Thread of them in a bookThe range Renewing Pastoral Practice Trinitarian Perspectives on Pastoral Care And Counselling Explorations in Practical Pastoral and Empirical Theology Explorations Practical Pastoral and Empirical Theology of games was excellent There were some I had played like Depression uest and Even Cowgirls Bleed and a bunch I had never heard Going Grand of Some The Reject of the games I probably never would have played Screenwalks on my Battle Ground own like the Rightfully the Alpha Female one about gay hook up culture and the Twin Obsessions one about a Satanist ritual I enjoyed expanding my knowledge about the types Soulbinder (Spellslinger, one about a pregnant mermaid 3x3x3 and the Venus in the Cloister: or, the Nun in her Smock one about raising a futuristic race horse Horse Master Sometimes I have a hard time focusing Витез заточнк on Twine games when I just have them up in my browser I like the idea Semper Idem on my ereader as Holiday Roommates opposed to reading it Second Chances on my computer Mali pirat on and the commentaryanalysis helped me savor the experienceThere were some times when my daughter woke me up in the middle Puck You of the night and I didn t feel like being awake but having this book to read made it less Fret Work Step By Step of a bother I feel like I want to play Twine games but I don t really want to go to the trouble to curate them Maybe someone is already doing that I should go see Here s a list from 2013 I wish Free Indie Games still updated

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Nd games theorist merritt kopas puts Twine authors literary writers and games critics into conversation with one another’s work reacting to elaborating on and being affected by the same The result is an unprecedented kind of book about video games one that will jump start the discussions that will define the games culture of tomorrow. Ayyy this was good There were definitely some less interesting reviews but those tended to be shorter Some were really good Imogen Binnie s was so good Riley Macleod s was great Leigh Alexander are you shitting meI kind of wanna give a piece by piece review cause I m tired of reading anthologies and being like it was good but uneven and i will do that if i reread this but i probably won t reread itprobably should play some twine games first to see if this is really your bag Imagine Me one another’s work reacting to elaborating Beyond Temptation on and being affected by the same The result is an unprecedented kind Past Due Debt Collection of book about video games Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt one that will jump start the discussions that will define the games culture The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline of tomorrow. Ayyy this was good There were definitely some less interesting reviews but those tended to be shorter Some were really good Imogen Binnie s was so good Riley Macleod s was great Leigh Alexander are you shitting meI kind The Accidental Activist of reading anthologies and being like it was good but uneven and i will do that if i reread this but i probably won t reread itprobably should play some twine games first to see if this is really your bag

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O visions of breeding crustacean horses in a dystopian future the Twine movement to date has created space for those who have previously been voiceless within games culture to tell their own stories as well as to invent new visions outside of traditional channels of commerceVideogames for Humans curated and introduced by Twine author a. Such a uniue book a cool idea Personally am familiar with Twine as a medium so the format was easily accessible to me which is great because there are so many diverse insightful perspectives from both the authors of the games the contributors Really wonderful mix that shows both the possibilities of Twine the range of people who play make themThough I do have a physical copy of the book I found it easier to read on my phone something about the stories originally existing in a digital space might ve contributed to my preference I think This also made it easier to read in sections game by game a little at a timeFavorite were SABBAT by Eva Problems as played by Imogen Binnie Removed by Aevee Bee as played by Lydia Neon Your Lover Has Turned into a Flock of Birds by Miranda Simon as played by Bryan Reid Austin Walker s playthrough of There Ought to be a Word Electro Primitive Girl by Sloan as played by Aevee Bee Really good book of essays Feel like i really got something out of everything I read