Videogame As Fan Fiction by Jacqueline Lichtenberg
Videogame As Fan Fiction by Jacqueline Lichtenberg As most of you know by now, there is a KICKSTARTER running to fund a videogame RPG which takes my Sime~Gen Universe novels into the Sime~Gen Space Age. The AMBROV X Kickstarter added a reward level called an ALL DIGITAL TIER - and everyone who donates at or above that level gets a BUNDLE of all the Sime~Gen Novels extant in e-book (lots of formats). http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/aharon/ambrov-x-a-sime-gen-roleplaying-game We haven't talked in depth yet about videogames, or gaming in general, as a fiction form. But when the Videogame gets into the RPG (Role Playing Game) space, where the consumer gets to BECOME one of the characters in the fictional construct (e.g. Dungeons and Dragons ) you are getting into the world that I envisioned living in when I could barely read the three words under the picture. As I've said many times on this blog, fiction is a necessity of human life. We need our dreams and our daydreams to function rationally in our world. But more than that, dreaming and daydreaming are magical acts, acts which form our world, that really change things (for better or worse). That's why Science Fiction (what science could do for us "if only...") and Romance (what life could be with the right person) are so vitally important to World Peace and other worthy causes. I've been working on bringing together the various streams of fiction distribution for a long time. I've talked often...