Tag: ultima online

A Preliminary Poetics


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

Towards a Game Theory of Game


Applying games to games, Celia Pearce uses The Sims to showcase six keywords.

Patched In: A Conversation with Anne-Marie Schleiner about Computer Gaming Culture


An essay by Tara McPherson (and a conversation with Anne-Marie Schleiner) concerning patch mutations, opensorcery, and other explainable gaming offshoots.