Wanted to collaborate on a collection of comics about pudding? Create a bunch of poetry and art about the view from your window? Write a zine about video games (Shudder)? Electric Zine Maker may be for you.
Electric Zine Maker aims to help you put together your own zines, cobbling together art and text however you like it to put out fashionable, trendy reading material. If you don’t have any art to bring into it, you can always use it to create the images yourself, drawing with its tools and doing whatever you like with the results. It’s designed to be simple to bring up your creations as well, so you can collaborate with other creators with relative ease.
While a handy gadget in and of itself, as this is a creation from Nathalie Lawhead, you can also expect some other neat surprises from it in the future. You see, this tool exists within its own realized fictional universe. In the future, it will have its own characters and back story, creating its own digital reality within the tool. You didn’t think they’d just release some neat tool without giving it a bit of life and personality, did you? It may even have some game-like interactions when it’s done.
If you like your tools with a bit more pizzazz and life to them, Electric Zine Maker is looking to help encourage your creativity AND whisper a hidden story into your ears.
A beta build for Electric Zine Maker is available for free (although a donation would be welcome) on Itch.io.