A love story set five minutes into the future of 1988, told through an interactive simulation of an Amiga Workbench. The story unfolds through the protagonist's interactions on a Bulletin Board System (BBS). This work is not only an immersive work of fiction, but effectively documents a first-person perspective of communication, relationships, and exploration as they existed within the BBS world.
About Christine Love
A visual novelist and game developer, Christine Love gained initial renown for her work Digital: A Love Story (2010), a novel presented through the interactive simulation of a 1980s computer using the online Bulletin Board System. Love’s piece tells the story of the protagonist’s relationship with a girl named Emilia and a mystery surrounding the deaths of several artificial intelligences. Her more recent work, Analogue: A Hate Story (2012), similarly addresses themes of humanity’s relationship with computer technology and interpersonal relationships.