The Last Gas Station
Episode 6 in the Inanimate Alice series of digital fiction
The story of a girl growing up dreaming of one day becoming a computer games designer, Inanimate Alice is told over ten increasingly complex episodes which reflect her age and skill. Alice is nineteen in Episode six. She’s at college and working at the gas station on the outskirts of the city, striving to make ends meet. Late in submitting her college work, Alice stumbles from one crisis to another…
Honourable mention: Robert Coover Award for Electronic Literature (2016)
Offering a unique approach to interactive storytelling in a 3D game setting, Episode 6 brings the Inanimate Alice series to a spectacular new frontier. Created by the Inanimate Alice team: Lead Developer and Dreaming Methods founder Andy Campbell, award-winning novelist Kate Pullinger and digital/audio artist Chris Joseph with Lorri Hopping and Mez Breeze. Produced by Ian Harper.
You can read Alice’s Blog here to discover how the work was created.
The Last Gas Station is available to purchase for PC/Mac price $4.99