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Voyage out to sea and uncover your own creativity with Trawl

Trawl invokes the solitude of creativity and asks you to explore your own mind

Discover the artifacts that make up your very being by diving into exploration game Trawl

Uncover the treasures inside your mind with Trawl

In the sea exploration Trawl, the treasure you uncover is your own creativity

Trawl is a sea exploration game that brings your own creativity to the surface

Trawl casts you out to sea, leaving you alone with your own thoughts and creativity

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It’s best to play this roguelike the same way you’d read The Grapes of Wrath

Have you read The Grapes of Wrath? If you’ve been through the American school system you probably just hissed through your teeth at the sight of its title. For bringing up those aching memories, I apologize. But if you did study it, you’ll be familiar with how John Steinbeck structured the chapters throughout the book. All the even-numbered chapters follow the journey of the Joad family as they travel from Oklahoma to California in search of work, trapped in the Dust Bowl, subject to death and dehydration. On the other hand, the odd-numbered chapters are considered “intercalcary.” In these, Steinbeck…

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Text generator inspired by The Shining makes you out to be a psycho

Jack Torrance. Loving father. Adoring husband. Friendly handyman. Driven absolutely psychotic by either a supreme and enduring boredom or the whispers of murderous ghosts (you decide!). What happened Jack? At the start of The Shining he’s all smiles and strolls as he accepts the position of janitor during the winter months at the Overlook Hotel. By the end he’s axing down one of the many bathroom doors, shoving his grinning face among the fresh splinters, famously proclaiming “Heeeere’s Johnny!”  Do you remember the turning point? The moment it was confirmed for Wendy that her husband is deeply disturbed and both…

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Fragile Soft Machines wants to know how you deal with hardship

It’s unusual to see butterflies used as a metaphor for tragedy. Within the framework of the English language at least, they’ve enjoyed being symbols for beauty, freedom, and transformation—the English poet John Clare’s “lovely insect.” Perhaps the closest to an inversion we have to that established appropriation is Chinese philosopher Zhang Zhou’s famous butterfly dream: “I dreamed I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: Am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?” This is why Diane Mueller’s Fragile Soft Machines, which…