By: Vladimir |

Ludology vs Narratology vs ergodic literature vs transmedia stories….. Interactivity/narrativity? LUDOLOGY from Latin ludere ‘to play’ + -ology ludologists Espen Aarseth, Gonzalo Frasca, Jasper Juul LUDOLOGY MEETS NARRATOLOGY: Similitude and differences between (video)games and narrative. By Gonzalo Frasca. Finnish version originally published in Parnasso#3, Helsinki, 1999. Johan Huizinga – Homo Ludens games that… Read more »

generative stories

By: Vladimir |   Memo Akten and Quayola Listening Post   Sound of Honda Andy Lomas      

show and tell

By: Vladimir |

chapter 6 could be quite useful for you guys. please read it!   v

investigating game narratives

By: Vladimir |

Please play the following games for our next session: Gone Home, Everybody’s Gone to the Rupture or Her Story. You should play at least one of these games before the class. I will pass the osx version of the games to Nath i believe tomorrow. Gone to the rupture exists as a ps4 game and… Read more »

fragmented narratives

By: Vladimir |

hi everyone, this is from lea: William Kentridge (mix of live action and animation installation – animated sequences appear from 5min on) How we make sense of the world – interview (from 11min on) Tabaimo documentary about Tabaimo (avalable in ADM library) intro to Tabaimo’s exhibition MEKURUMEKU In case you want to see some of… Read more »


By: Vladimir |

here is the reading. please complete it by the next week Jorge Luis Borges, “The Garden of Forking Paths,” happy holidays. đŸ™‚ v  

week 3

By: Vladimir |

Please use some of these notes on narratives to analyze one interactive piece of your choice. It can be a game, interactive documentary, database narrative or similar. Choose one, and by writing up to a page, blog about how do you see either 3 act structure or Hero’s journey mapped or applied on to a… Read more »

Interactive documentaries, database narratives

By: Vladimir |   recommended reading; Database as a Symbolic Form Lev Manovich

What is Interactive Narrative – Week 1

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narrative A narrative (or story) is any report of connected events, presented in a sequence of written or spoken words, and/or in a sequence of (moving) pictures narrare – to tell (late latin) ***’traditional’ forms*** literature Crime and Punishment Dostoevsky film Man With a Movie Camera – Dziga Vertov painting – visual arts Caspar David… Read more »