The Strawberry Fields
remember those summer days
chasing after butterflies
leaping with grasshoppers
singing cricket-songs 'til the sky was dark..?
but every summer strawberry
firm flesh, sweet juices
reminds me of all those summer days
that never were
Before You Read Any Further...
Welcome to the Strawberry Fields.
This is the portion of the Berry Market dedicated to artificial life
and virtual pets.
From Tamagotchi to A. I., man-made lifeforms and pets have come a long way.
At the Strawberry Picnic, you can browse my experiences with various virtual pets and
a-life programs from 1997 onwards. A virtual smorgasbord of rambles and rants, it can
be read a little at a time, or in one big rush.
Strawberry Tarts is a collection of bite-sized reviews, focussing
on the shareware and freeware programs available on the internet (as well as any interesting
virtual pet toys that I come across).
Finally, years of research and experimentation have been distilled into
The Strawberry Preserves, where you can explore the various habitats of my virtual menagerie.
people have visited the Strawberry Fields.
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Gayuu of Namara Forest
Page design, layout, and contents by Clockwork Penguin Productions. Backgrounds and flower
plates courtesy of System F. Penguin Kao Ani
Smilies courtesy of Miwa's Farm