The importance of consequences plots Brenda Laurel's response to Michael Mateas.
Narrativists vs. ludologists, material vs. formal constraints: Michael Mateas replies by identifying actors' roles in each division.
Literature scholars eager to understand gaming have made early inroads. Markku Eskelinen sets up serious checkpoints.
Eric Zimmerman modifies Gonzalo Frasca's game strategy with a strategic patch.
Gonzalo Frasca's proposal for videogames that address "critical thinking, education, tolerance, and other trivial issues."
Applying games to games, Celia Pearce uses The Sims to showcase six keywords.
Michael Joyce looks at hypertext, body art, body piercing, and Web culture.