In the second full issue of Haywire, we explore the role of choice in virtual worlds.With a tale of sacrifice in the face of undead, an analysis of Max Payne’s final call , our examination of narrative decision-trees and blind prompts, our interview with Chris Gardiner and our favorite games of the year.
Katawa Shoujo is available free of charge on Four Leaf Studios’ homepage.
Chris Gardiner is a freelance writer and former lead writer of Failbetter Games. You can find his work in Failbetter’s Fallen London, Machine Cares and The Silver Tree. An early version of his newest project, Below, is playable here and you can follow its development on the games’ blog.
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This is issue has been delayed by unfortunate circumstances that I really should have been prepared for. I apologize for any inconvenience caused. Concerning the ads below, WordPress has decided at random that our site should be one of the select few to have advertisements slapped on to cover their cost. Perhaps a sign to move soon – Johannes Köller