howling dogs

howling dogs

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two endings

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I came away thinking howling dogs should be an assigned text of study for people considering writing link-based fictions. [emily short review]

…a dour enchantment in that holy dread kind of way… [richard hofmeier]

Top 5 Indie Games of 2012 [Boston Phoenix]

IGF 2013: Won the Seumas McNally Grand Prize, Nuovo Award, and Excellence in Narrative

[interview with emily short]

[formal analysis by naomi clark]

created for the 18th Annual IF Comp.

[Porpentine’s Twine video game titles are for the secret edge in addition to everything is not any several having tasteless pets.]

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inspiration
schooltree | grimes | susumu hirasawa | 277 antioch
paprika | source code | moon
the day he himself shall wipe my tears away by oe kenzaburo | i hope i shall arrive soon by pk dick
feminism

 

9 thoughts on “howling dogs

  1. [...] who reject the shared premise that videogames are already good enough, and shout at gamers: wake up! Demand better! This Stockholm Syndrome bullshit you’ve given half your life to has never loved [...]

  2. psientist says:

    After playing I attempted making a loaf of pumpkin bread. The egg, oil, flour, sugar, salt, soda, pumpkin combination was stable enough to distract my attention away from the ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg. (Recipe stability is actually referring to how your game wrote itself into the Betty Crocker recipe)

    I sprinkled the spice on top, folded the batter a bit, turned the pan clock-wise (eyes closed so I wouldn’t see what direction I turned the pan), and sent the batter in.

    45 minutes and I will have a loaf of porpentine pumpkin bread. thank you?

  3. porpentine says:

    glad i could help!

  4. [...] it’s largely unplayed by people interested in good games.” You can play through Howling Dogs on Porpentine’s site for [...]

  5. [...] videogames, it’s largely unplayed by people interested in good games.” You can play through Howling Dogs on Porpentine’s site for [...]

  6. [...] god, what a hard question. Okay, just gonna recommend every game I can think of. So Howling Dogs by Porpentine, Rat Chaos by j chastaine, At the Bonfire by Erin Stephens-North, Brace by Merrit [...]

  7. [...] 2012 Twine game Howling Dogs incorporates themes of escapism, violence and religious experience, though she has stated that it [...]

  8. [...] SPOILERS: Play Howling Dogs! [...]