Former Imagineers Don Carson and Daniel Rover Singer (longtime LCSNA member) have created videos that digitally re-create the experience of riding Disneyland’s original “Alice in Wonderland” ride that opened in 1958. It was visited by millions of Disneyland guests before it was destroyed in 1983 after 25 years, without any known attempt to properly document… [read full post]
Apparently it’s not just us Carrollians who’ve taken notice of the big 1-5-0, game designers have too. Take this for instance, a Gamejolt Jam, which is apparently a challenge to come up with games based on a theme, has a new Alice jam scheduled for June 27 – July 3. The rules are simple: Base… [read full post]
Currently in Beta, there is a new game being developed by PlayparkSEA for both Android and iOS platforms based on Alice. From what we can see in this video, looks like it might be fun 🙂 Not sure if you can still get in on the beta, but follow on Facebook to see.
There is a new Alice iPad app, featuring beautifully rendered Arthur Rackham illustrations! At $2.99 it is a bargain. Get yours now! From the iTunes page: • Complete set of Interactive illustrated boards beautifully adapted for iPad and iPad Mini with animations, physical objects, and interactive sounds. • Complete set of original boards presented in… [read full post]
The physicist in me is just giggling over this article. How cool that two of my very favorite subjects have collided, and non-destructively too I might add. Basically they’ve separated a particle from one of its properties. How very Carrollian.
The town of Llandudno in Wales has come up with a novel aid to tourism – an app! The app will provide tourists with 3D adventures and take them on an enhanced digital tour of all the Alice related places in town. Available in June, not much has been revealed as of yet, but we’ll keep… [read full post]
Who doesn’t like free stuff? There’s a new iOS game with a Wonderland theme available, called WonderGolf. Made by DeNA, help Alice retrieve her stolen MP3 player from the White Rabbit while completing over 70 mini golf games. Download from iTunes here. As with many modern apps, this offers in-app purchases, so be careful.
These days, we’re all seeing our beloved Victorian era (but let’s face it, timeless) Alice books retold using various forms of cutting edge technology. Here’s another example, this time from Adobe, that plays with special CSS (cascading style sheet, for non-developer folks) tags to tell the story in a stylish, web-based environment. You will note that… [read full post]
If you attended our fall meeting in Los Angeles, you may have already seen a sample of this new tool in action: a company called Plotagon has created an Alice in Wonderland pack for their animated movie creation software. All you need to do is write your own story, add it to Plotagon’s software, and… [read full post]
Looking for a nifty-looking protective case for your new iPad Air? Or any other iPad, Nexus, Kindle or iPhone, for that matter? Then you might want to check out a company in San Francisco called Dodocase. According to their web site, the company prides itself on using traditional bookbinding techniques, and on manufacturing their cases… [read full post]