Natalie Jeremijenko asserts that machine speech should re-awaken us to "the peculiar structure of participation that we take for granted."
The builder of Façade, an "interactive story world," Michael Mateas offers both a poetics and a neo-Aristotelian project (for interactive drama and games).
Narrativists vs. ludologists, material vs. formal constraints: Michael Mateas replies by identifying actors' roles in each division.
Espen Aarseth holds that gameplay, not Lara Croft?s physique, should command the attention of an evolving game studies.
Sidebar images, "From Work to Play: Molecular Culture in the Time of Deadly Games."