The latest web-based release from As If Productions, ThisIsFractopia.com is the home base of the Fractopia Podcast: forecasting the facts of tomorrow through the fiction of today. In this series, AIP founder Tod Foley examines current trends and developments in technology and science fiction, in order to create realistic visions of our potential tomorrow. Readers and writers of near-future science fiction will find much to think about in these topical episodes and exclusive interviews.
The website of game designer and comic writer Ron Edwards, Adept Play presents a series of online seminars, actual play reports, videos and consulting threads for game designers, gamemasters and players of RPGs. The site features an archive detailing Edwards' history of contributions to the industry, as well as a unique threading solution for forum-like discussion of game topics. Roleplayers and designers can view all material and comment once per thread without charge, while extended interactions are available for paid members and Patreon supporters.
JMK Townhomes, a small rental property in Las Vegas, offers 2 and 3-bedroom units with assorted amenities. The site's features include slideshows and a custom array of amenity selectors, configured as Drupal taxonomies.
The official website of the UbiquiCity project - an anthology of science fiction stories and a GameMasters' Sourcebook for roleplaying games set in the same near-future world. The site includes author info, sample excerpts, updates on project news and a forum for fans of this soon-to-be-published series. Check it out!
As If Productions recently upgraded the website of the Experimental Television Center from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7. As Drupal developers know, the upgrade from 6 to 7 is particularly hairy and not at all intuitive. The job was especially complicated as the center features a massive Biblio-based database, which required manual reconstruction in MySQL.
Matthew Schlanger of Black Hammer Productions is a visionary video artist, programmer and maker from New York. This website focuses on his video work, as well as documentation of his studio and information on custom video tools in general. The site also includes a sampling of code projects and physical computing. Recently rebuilt under Drupal 7 by As If Productions, the site features many fascinating video experiments and historical information on the ETC (Experimental Television Center).
"Man, if you are anybody, both walk around by yourself and talk to yourself, and don’t hide yourself in the chorus. Let yourself be laughed at sometimes, look about you, shake yourself up, so as to find out who you actually are."