I’ve been wanting to learn some coding for a while now, and test myself with a decent creative writing project.
So I figured I’d retell one of my favourite episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer as a piece of interactive fiction. After a lot of Googling and trial-and-error, I’ve finally finished it!
Created in Twine and now hosted over at Itch.io, click here to play Speechless.
This post sums up how a quirky 90s drama has solidified itself as my favourite TV series – and why thousands of others feel the same way
20 years ago today, Buffy Summers first arrived in the Californian town of Sunnydale rejecting her calling to slay vampires and wanting nothing more than to be a normal girl. Over the next seven years, she came to terms with her destiny and made a huge impact on the world of television in the process. Buffy the Vampire Slayer introduced viewers to a modern female heroine who didn’t need to be rescued. It gave us humour, drama, horror, a musical episode and even an emmy-nominated ‘silent’ episode. Now, the show is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a new line of merchandise and lives on in a canonical comic book series currently on season 11. It is my favourite show by a mile, and this post explains why. Continue reading “‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ celebrates its 20th anniversary”