Tag: will wright

A Preliminary Poetics

2004-05-01

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

Ken Perlin responds in turn

2004-05-02

Insisting on the centrality of character (in literature no less than gaming) Ken Perlin responds to Victoria Vesna and Will Wright.

Between a Game and a Story?

2004-05-01

Ken Perlin on a game-narrative difference that makes a difference: does agency, rather than identifiction, make characters in a game seem more real than those in novels or films?

From Game-Story to Cyberdrama

2004-05-01

Moving from the holodeck to the game board, Janet Murray explains why we make dramas of digital simulations.