Gloss on Writing <em>Fa&ccedil;ade</em>: A Case Study in Procedural Authorship

Gloss on Writing Façade: A Case Study in Procedural Authorship

Although Mateas and Stern set off score with scare quotes, the fact that they resort to this terminology in describing social interaction and characters’ emotional states is not mere metaphor. Jan Van Looy argues in his riposte to Erik Mona that quantification of the qualitative undergirds tabletop gaming, and such quantification is unavoidable in a computer-based game that relies on binary code.

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