Tag: everquest

Genre Trouble

2004-05-21

“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.

A Preliminary Poetics

2004-05-01

The builder of Façade, an “interactive story world,” Michael Mateas offers both a poetics and a neo-Aristotelian project (for interactive drama and games).

Celia Pearce responds

2004-01-10

Celia Pearce hits SAVE and preserves most of Jesper Juul’s essay. But then “non-computer contexts” hit the screen.

Cyberdrama

2004-05-01

Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin introduce Cyberdrama, the first section of First Person.