"Where is the text in chess?" asks Espen Aarseth. Rules, play, and semiosis are the (un)common ground between games and stories in "interactive narrativism" and the art of simulation.
Eric Zimmerman whips "four naughty concepts" into disciplinary shape.
Stuart Moulthrop complicates the idea of self-contained games.
Eric Zimmerman modifies Gonzalo Frasca's game strategy with a strategic patch.
Who says hypertext readers have more brains than gamers? Not Henry Jenkins.