Tag: mark bernstein

Adrian Miles responds to Hypertexts and Interactives


Adrian Miles 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.

The Pleasures of Immersion and Interaction


J. Yellowlees Douglas and Andrew Hargadon on the affective side of hypertexts via “schemas, scripts, and the fifth business.”

Andrew Stern's response (excerpt)


Andrew Stern contrasts the “drama” of Façade against cognitive realism.

Ken Perlin's response


Ken Perlin finds hypertext templates useful as they are used, not in tool form.

Hypertexts and Interactives


The parallels (and oppositions) between hypertext and AI are brought out in section five.

Card Shark and Thespis


Eastgate Systems alumns Diane Greco and Mark Bernstein explain two “exotic tools for hypertext narrative.”

Celia Pearce responds in turn


Celia Pearce’s position - anti-isolationist, but also anti-colonialist - derives from her understanding of “the unique properties of games themselves.”

The Contour of a Contour


Despite talk of endings and absences at Eastgate Systems, Dave Ciccoricco investigates continuities in the work of Michael Joyce and Mark Bernstein.

Return to Twilight


Dave Ciccoricco returns to Michael Joyce’s 1997 novel so as to avoid bringing hypertext criticism to a premature closure.