Jim AikinNorthern California
Member since March 16, 2008
Last visited January 21, 2013
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Author of "Not Just an Ordinary Ballerina" (I6, 1999), "Last Resort" (I6, 2006), "Lydia's Heart" (TADS 3, 2007). Co-author with Eric Eve of "Mrs. Pepper's Nasty Secret" (TADS 3, 2008).
2nd place winner of IntroComp 2007 for "Tin". Co-winner with Eric Eve of two Beginner's Comps (2008) for "Mrs. Pepper's."
Note: "Lydia's Heart" is version 2.0 of "Last Resort." It is not simply a port to TADS -- it includes a dozen new rooms, about 18 new puzzles, a more complex dramatic structure, and more NPC conversation.
Author of two SF novels: "Walk the Moons Road" (Del Rey, 1985) and "The Wall at the Edge of the World" (Ace, 1992).
Expert on electronic music technology; hundreds of published articles in all, in Electronic Musician, Keyboard, Mix, Remix, Drum, Virtual Instruments, and other magazines.
Interactive Fiction by Jim Aikin
April in Paris, by Jim Aikin (2008)
A Flustered Duck, by Jim Aikin (2009)
|Heavenly, by Jim Aikin (2010)|
You're an angel. You're in Heaven. Everything is perfect. Honestly, it's perfect. It's so nice, so mind-numbingly nice, you'd give anything to get away from here....
Last Resort, by Jim Aikin (2006)
|Lydia's Heart, by Jim Aikin (2007)|
"Lydia's Heart" is a large, complex game with a serious tone and seven or eight NPCs you can converse with. The genre is low-key horror: There's almost no actual blood, but there are several ways...
Mrs. Pepper's Nasty Secret, by Jim Aikin and Eric Eve (2008)
|Not Just An Ordinary Ballerina, by Jim Aikin (1999)|
Tin, by Jim Aikin (2007)
|The White Bull, by Jim Aikin (2012)|