J. Yellowlees Douglas and Andrew Hargadon on the affective side of hypertexts via “schemas, scripts, and the fifth business.”
Miles Adrian on themes of print vs. digital, engagement vs. immersion, easy vs. difficult, and affect vs. effect, as they appear in section five of First Person.
Andrew Stern contrasts the “drama” of Façade against cognitive realism.
Ken Perlin finds hypertext templates useful as they are used, not in tool form.
The parallels (and oppositions) between hypertext and AI are brought out in section five.
Eastgate Systems alumns Diane Greco and Mark Bernstein explain two “exotic tools for hypertext narrative.”
Celia Pearce’s position - anti-isolationist, but also anti-colonialist - derives from her understanding of “the unique properties of games themselves.”
Despite talk of endings and absences at Eastgate Systems, Dave Ciccoricco investigates continuities in the work of Michael Joyce and Mark Bernstein.
Dave Ciccoricco returns to Michael Joyce’s 1997 novel so as to avoid bringing hypertext criticism to a premature closure.