Description (in English): 

Chroma is an interactive serial that examines issues of racial identity in virtual environments through a tightly choreographed combination of graphics, voice and music. Three digital explorers are tasked by their mentor with the creation of avatars that will enable exploration of a newly rediscovered "natural cyberspace" humans long ago lost the ability to access. Conflict arises when one character pauses to question the wisdom of blindly forging ahead with human representation in the digital world. Interactive real-time animations are used to represent the thoughts and feelings of the main characters, and respond to the user in intimate ways that help to illuminate the unfolding story while building emotional connections with its central players.

(Source: Author's description from Electronic Literature Collection, Volume Two)

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Requires Shockwave plug-in, and will not run in Google Chrome. Once the menu appears, click a floating numbered box to select the desired chapter. At any time during a chapter you can click the pattern of dots in the lower-right corner to open the navigation menu.

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Scott Rettberg