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Everybody loves an Alice in Wonderland metaphor, and Funcom is no exception. The studio kicked off a new alternate reality game for its upcoming MMO, The Secret World, and it's littered with White Rabbit references. The game starts with a very short video in which a woman on a cell phone talks a...

June 1st 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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There's a nice quote from Through the Looking Glass in which Alice states to the White Queen that one can't believe impossible things. The White Queen shrugs this off as silly, "When I was your age, I always did it for a half-an-hour a day. Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible thi...

June 17th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The MMO industry is an ever-changing, totally unpredictable universe of online games, from hot, massive fully-realized worlds like World of Warcraft or EVE to fun casual games like Farmville or the Agency: Covert Ops. Gaia Online takes a bit of a different approach by mixing a casual gaming and soc...

June 16th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's a quick look at three games for the iPhone and iPod touch we've gotten a chance to play lately. Alchemize is an interesting twist on the old Tetris/Dr. Mario dropping block gameplay. The idea is that you twist and drop pairs of potions that will match up whenever three of the same kind touc...

February 25th 2010 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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We were surprised earlier this year to learn Spicy Horse was creating a follow-up to American McGee's dark take on Alice in Wonderland, which itself seemed like a concept so common and benign in today's market as to almost be kind of adorable. But consider us officially shocked after watching this...

November 2nd 2009 at 10:05am 0 Comments
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Whether that includes the idea of making a halfway decent game based on a Hollywood film has yet to be seen, of course. Opting for director Tim Burton over American McGee (currently working on a separate Alice project), Disney Interactive Studios has announced that a new batch of Alice in Wonderlan...

July 23rd 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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All the World's a Stage is a source for roleplaying ideas, suggestions, and discussions. It is published every Sunday evening.You've probably heard that no story is completely original, that everything is copied from somewhere, and nothing anyone ever thinks or says is really unique. It's an awfu...

February 24th 2008 at 5:55pm 0 Comments

Reader Mescaline Tammas sends in this wonderfully-shot Second Life Machinima -- his entry to the "Duran Duran 'Falling Down' Video Mash-Up Challenge" (whew). It's a lovely video that contains bits of the official video for the song, as well as a few allusions to the new Duran Duran album, Alice in W...

January 7th 2008 at 12:45pm 0 Comments