Tyler Hickey

Digital Author, Technical Writer, Content Strategist

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HTML5, JavaScript, Game

Corridor's End is an HTML5 game coded in JavaScript by Tyler Hickeywhere the player is thrust into a text-based adventure. Players fight against creatures and specters along a dark corridor, and are asked to make an ethical choice that may just be the difference between life and death.

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HTML5, Typist.js, Branching Narrative

The Acquaintance is a whimsical piece of interactive fiction by Tyler Hickey that takes advantage of the affordances of hypertext in order to simulate a conversation between a rogue computer system and the user.

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JavaScript, Google Maps API, E-Lit

An Account of the Fourth is a piece of electonic literature by Tyler Hickey made using Google Maps API to track the proceedings of a subject through the streets of New York.

Retail Hell

HTML5, FancyBox, Tyophraphic Narrative

Retail Hell is a typographic narrative by Tyler Hickey, and uses the affordances of digital tools to alter the inherent meaning of a story through the manipulation of its typography. Many principles from Johanna Drucker's Diagrammatic Writing are implemented here.

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HTML5, CSS3, E-Lit

PeaPod is a piece of electronic literature by Tyler Hickey that encourages open exploration of the faux-social media platform presented in order to uncover the truth behind events that took place in the days previous. This piece particularly explores aspects of digital anonymity and identity.

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