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      CommentAuthorjohnjones
    • CommentTimeOct 29th 2008
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    A few years back I discovered an odd series of linked web pages which told a story. It's one of the only places I've actually seen the technology of the Internet used as a medium in that fashion.

    Enjoy the Dionaea House. Try not to get lost...
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      CommentAuthortedcroland
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2008
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    My brother is friends with the dude who put this together. Apparently, it was some viral stuff intended to be a film or something, but it never got off the ground. What's there is really awesome, though.
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      CommentAuthorJon Wake
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2008
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    God, I remember this. I've been looking for this for literally years.
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      CommentAuthorFauxhammer
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2008
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    @tedcroland: Your brother isn't Gabe, is he?
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      CommentAuthortedcroland
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2008
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    @Fauxhammer

    My brother is Gabe!
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      CommentAuthorFauxhammer
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2008
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    Ah! Him, Eric (Dionaea's author) and myself all met through the same forum.

    I would have caught it earlier, but I was reading your name as "tedcro land" for some reason. I haven't seen Gabe around here since he first joined up, which furhter hurt my brains.
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      CommentAuthorjohnjones
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2008
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    The thing I love about it is how the Internet is used as a storytelling medium instead of simply a method of distribution. I wonder if anyone else has done anything like this.
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      CommentAuthortedcroland
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2008
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    @Fauxhammer

    He's working QA at LucasArts right now, and the last time he posted was just before he went into MAJOR crunch time for Force Unleashed, and I don't think he's had a mind to come back since. Does he know you're on here? I'll let him know, if not.
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      CommentAuthorFauxhammer
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2008
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    Yeah, I remember him doing crunch for Massa Lucas--I shudder.

    He knows I'm here, and I see him on LJ and Twitter, so don't worry about it.
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      CommentAuthorAdam
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2008
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    This was so well written. It totally had me convinced until the "big metal door at the end of the hall".
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    This was really big in the House of Leaves forum for awhile.

    The format is indeed pretty awesome, and I like the switching between e-mails and texts. I think there must be a lot of websites like this, but mostly done as student projects and not propagated enough or hosted long enough to be noticed much. Have a friend who wrote a fantastic book that linked up with a website as her graduate school entrance thingy, but it was just before House came out, and there were too many connections for her to feel that it would get proper attention, so she tanked it after it was graded. Used to beg her to put it back up, but think she's deleted the files.
    • CommentAuthormith
    • CommentTimeOct 31st 2008
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    Thanks for this, probably one of the better things I've read on the Internet in a while. It greatly helped the spookiness factor that while I'm reading the text messages, my cell phone rings.
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      CommentAuthorjohnjones
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
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    Bump for Halloween
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    That was superb!
    • CommentAuthorTheDeeMan
    • CommentTimeNov 1st 2009
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    Really Great. :)

    And the "Massa Lucas" comment was priceless. LOL! :)

    Dee

    ......................................................
    THE CONTINENTALS. Murder, mystery, intrigue, adventure--And steampunk!
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      CommentAuthorjohnjones
    • CommentTimeOct 31st 2012
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    Bump for Halloween
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      CommentAuthorFauxhammer
    • CommentTimeNov 1st 2012
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    Always Bump Dionaea
    • CommentAuthorArgos
    • CommentTimeNov 1st 2012
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    Good Lord, that was a great little read. So well written. I was impressed by how real the babysitter's blog felt.
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      CommentAuthorglukkake
    • CommentTimeNov 2nd 2012
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    Yes, completely alone in a house that shakes for 10 minutes after a train goes by is the PERFECT time to read this. Yes yes yes.


    ...no :(
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      CommentAuthorjohnjones
    • CommentTimeNov 6th 2012
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    Like I said a couple of time above, I love the way the technology of the internet is used as a storytelling medium. It's just such a cool story. I'm just sad I forgot to bump during the previous four years.