Narrativists vs. ludologists, material vs. formal constraints: Michael Mateas replies by identifying actors’ roles in each division.
Animals and invaders populate the space of Janet Murray’s counter-response.
Jane McGonigal goes mobile with a “transformational agenda” shift for Cyberdrama.
Andrew Stern contrasts the “drama” of Façade against cognitive realism.
Secret agency is at issue in Frasca’s response, which denies the application of Aristotle to the open-ended interactivity of gaming.