Flight 404
February 27, 2002 10:45 PM   Subscribe

Creative storytelling at Flight404.com. Visited this link a long time ago from the forever-in-hiatus K10K when it was a white splace page with a vector drawing of a plane, now it's a great online story.
posted by hobbes (12 comments total)
[a small off-topic question]
Does anyone remember dreamless? Is there anything like it anymore? I miss all the late nights I spent at the place, and the people that posted there.
posted by hobbes at 10:53 PM on February 27, 2002

re off-topic: try yayhooray! ?

not quite the same of course, but there are some dreamless people there...
posted by juv3nal at 1:36 AM on February 28, 2002

Fathom 5 has some good discussion boards. As far as I'm aware, some of the Dreamless crowd moved there.

I really miss the dear grey place too.

On-topic: it's been cool watching Flight 404 mature and change over the past year (I found it via PrayStation). The guy who makes it (can't remember his name) has an awesome head on his shoulders.
posted by jackiemcghee at 2:13 AM on February 28, 2002

His name is Robert Hodgin. We intervewied it for you webzine, and he was kinda cynical in his answers =)
posted by XiBe at 5:10 AM on February 28, 2002

They have some serious problems over at k10k. I hope they get back soon.

dreamless.org was good too, but now it seems to be under the wing of the ever-cryptic and generally dull (compared to either k10k or dreamless) Praystation.
posted by wackybrit at 6:05 AM on February 28, 2002

this Flight404 is pretty cool. looking at the passenger manifest, and clicking on the seats is pretty fun, especially the guy in 28D.
posted by hotdoughnutsnow at 6:13 AM on February 28, 2002

Seems kind of "inspired by" 253.
posted by rodii at 6:29 AM on February 28, 2002

This was posted at MemePool quite some time back, and I haven't looked at it since then. Creepy, but some very nice animations. Anyone flying anytime soon (myself included) probably should hold off before exploring it too thoroughly.
posted by apollonia6 at 8:45 AM on February 28, 2002

This is cool from first skim. It'll take me hours to fully explore it. I wonder what would happen if I emailed a tip to their NTSB@ email address. Do they include tips in the storyline?
posted by ajayb at 9:39 AM on February 28, 2002

donuts, yeah 28D was cool. I remember staying in the complab after classes, looking at it, and feeling a shiver up my spine.

Thanks for the links, everyone.
posted by hobbes at 5:36 PM on February 28, 2002

more off-topic:

A lot of the former dreamless.org people can be found at newstoday - think of it as dreamless with a portal, only much more juvenile, whiny, and ego-centered.

Actually, forget that... there's alt.sense too, which is probably a better bet.
posted by mkn at 8:10 PM on February 28, 2002

Wow. That is a great site.

Now I just have to wait for the next installment.

Thanks, Hobbes!
posted by silusGROK at 1:41 PM on March 1, 2002

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