The man behind The Sims, Will Wright, places narrative controls back in the hands of gamers.
Game-Story set theory.
Secret agency is at issue in Frasca’s response, which denies the application of Aristotle to the open-ended interactivity of gaming.
In response to Perlin, Victoria Vesna reiterates the unique realism of games.
Espen Aarseth foresees the quick end of Murray’s “story-game hybrid” and suggests instead a “critical theory of games.”
Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin introduce Cyberdrama, the first section of First Person.