A bizarre story about a writing program that was sabotaged by an anti-corporate activist group and the questions that raises about educational software.
We made recipes from CD-ROM cookbooks. Here are our thoughts about them and their (mostly terrific) food.
On April 8th, 2017, a few friends and I will attempt to cook recipes from old CD-ROM cookbooks. It could be amazing or a total disaster! (April 8, 2017)
Unlike so many other digital art studios for kids, Imagynasium‘s playfully limited collage world wants to figure out what drives you to the creative process and how to keep you there.
John Hiles, unapologetic, reflects on SimHealth, what games can learn about cognition, and where Will Wright was wrong
John Hiles, head of Maxis Business Simulations and Thinking Tools, shares his perspective on the foundational theories of the simulation genre and responds to criticism of the value of predictive simulation games.
Microsoft Home’s Jurassic reference guide upends the digital encyclopedia model by showing the relations between articles, even if its information is out-of-date.
This unique, stunning surrealist self-help guide gets arrogant when it uses the strengths of the multimedia CD-ROM format to make players examine how they think.
Music Brush creates expressionist art that toys with animation and music, which also makes it a great tool for idle reflection.
Come for the beautiful, breathtaking real-time art experiment. Stay for the handy planner program.
A trippy piece of single-purpose novelty art software like The Groove Thing feels anachronistic today. It’s here to make groovy background art with full-hearted 90s aggression, and it does it well enough.