Mindwheel

an electronic novel
  • 93 Pages
  • 2.47 MB
  • 4327 Downloads
  • English
by
Synapse , Richmond, CA
Statementby Robert Pinsky ; Steve Hales, programmer, William Mataga, programmer ; printed material by Richard Sanford.
ContributionsHales, Steve., Mataga, William.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566I57 M5 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18878516M

Read Full Description. Synapse's last game and also its most ambitious, Mindwheel unfortunately ends up as an ideal example of a great concept that is horrendously botched by frustrating puzzles that are not illogical, but are poorly integrated with the amazing storyline.

Written by Robert Pinsky, one of the most acclaimed young poets in the 20th century, Mindwheel simply /5(4). MINDWHEEL: An Electronic Novel Hardcover – by Robert; Steve Hales and William Mataga Pinsky (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, "Please retry" 2/5(1). Mindwheel (or, The Poet and the Hackers) 10 Mar Excepting only Adventure and a handful of works by Infocom, Robert Pinsky’s Mindwheel has received far more academic attention than any other work of interactive fiction’s commercial era.

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Apple. Android. Mindwheel book Windows Phone Manufacturer: Ecco Press. The book explains the futuristic, near-apocalyptic setting of “Mindwheel,” freeing the game to open swiftly, with the player lying “face up on a table in the stark laboratory.”Author: James Reith.

The book contains some previously written poems by Robert Pinsky, and the book is used as a source of information for answering copy-protection questions in the game. Poetry is used several times in the game, for both the story and for puzzles. Versions. TODO Links. Mindwheel listing at MobyGames.

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MINDWHEEL Secuity Control word can be bypassed by just pressing RETURN, to continue. To use a " use the shift 2 key. Game cannot save progress.

The hardbound book that comes with the game includes the instructions and a novella-length introduction to the plot. Synapse's last game and also its most ambitious, Mindwheel unfortunately ends up as an ideal example of a great concept that is horrendously botched by frustrating puzzles that are not illogical, but are poorly integrated with.

Robert Pinsky (born Octo ) is an American poet, essayist, literary critic, and tohe served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of is the author of nineteen books, most of which are collections of his poetry. His published work also includes critically acclaimed translations, Dante Alighieri's Inferno and The Genre: poetry, literary criticism.

This password changes with each play, rendering the disk useless without the book. Mindwheel book (Broderbund) calls Mindwheel an "electronic novel." We call it an enchanting adventure game featuring deathless prose, an intriguing plot, and a solid parser structure.

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A Brief Description of Mindwheel First: each book reads its reader. That is, I may be compre-hended by a text in a way that affects, even transforms me. Second: each reader creates the book: I read the last chapter first, I deliberately or inadvertently reverse terms, I apprehend values in a way wildly different from the author's intentions, I.

The idea of making the package for Mindwheel into a hardcover book was very much Ihor Wolosenko’s idea. I didn’t like it; I resisted it. I happened to refer to what we were doing as “the game.” To me, that was fresh and exciting. The guys at Synapse who were promoting it wanted to call it an “Electronic Novel,” because from their.

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Working with Robert Pinsky, the famed poet and author, changed the way I read and write words forever. He was writing, History of My Heart, during the development of Mindwheel, so they have familiar themes. You can even get a deeper meaning behind Mindwheel by reading his book.

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You will need this in order to play the game. To view this file, you need an Acrobat Reader for your system. Peter James's Host, published on two disks, was an early example – but exactly where the medium started life is surprisingly tricky to identify.

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Examples of interactive fiction, abbreviated as IF, include Adventure and Zork; later literary efforts A Mind Forever Voyaging, Trinity, Amnesia, and Mindwheel; and more recent works such as Curses and Photopia.

Rather than begin with a definition of IF, I'll go through a series of figures that can be used to understand the form beginning with. In he also released a computerized novel, Mindwheel.

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Pinsky has published two acclaimed works of traslation: The Inferno of Dante (), which was a Book-of-the-Month-Club Editor's Choice, and received both the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award ; and The Separate Notebooks by Czeslaw Milosz (with.

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I enjoyed reading the book, and was just starting to get into it when it ends and basically says, ok, now take it from here on the computer.The second book in Robert Jordan's epic "Wheel of Time" saga is another fantastic book in this series.

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