Gonzalo Frasca's proposal for videogames that address "critical thinking, education, tolerance, and other trivial issues."
Applying games to games, Celia Pearce uses The Sims to showcase six keywords.
Michael Joyce looks at hypertext, body art, body piercing, and Web culture.
Liquid architect Marcos Novak on William Mitchell's City of Bits.
The builder of Façade, an "interactive story world," Michael Mateas offers both a poetics and a neo-Aristotelian project (for interactive drama and games).
Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin introduce Cyberdrama, the first section of First Person.
Secret agency is at issue in Frasca's response, which denies the application of Aristotle to the open-ended interactivity of gaming.