Subcutanean Pre-orders Now Available!

Aaron A. Reed
Oct 29 · 2 min read

Subcutanean, a novel where no two copies are the same, is now available for pre-orders on Indiegogo.

Still from the crowdfunding video.

If you’ve been following the project via my design posts (and it’s not too late to start), you already know some of what to expect: a horror novel written with procedural text that’s different for each new reader. The campaign page has some new reveals, including a book trailer, side-by-side diffs of the same scene in two different versions, and some cool backer rewards, including:

  • A pair of copies generated with special code to increase their distinctiveness from each other
  • A special USB key containing ten thousand different versions of the story (!) as well as the master text used to generate them, and all custom source code
  • An utterly unique book with a piece of text guaranteed to only appear in that one copy, based on a prompt you provide

I’d love your help to have a great first day on the campaign, which will help boost visibility and publicity for the rest of the run. Thank you! Check out the campaign page now to get all the details, and follow @subcutanean on Twitter, Facebook, or Goodreads for more ways to keep up with the project.

Aaron A. Reed

Writer and game designer interested in the future and history of interactive narrative.

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