October 2005

Acting to Be or Not to Be

I intended to read an "interesting" paper on the influence story length and pace has on channel changing, but what I discovered was so much more. I'm looking at such research to help with my understanding of cross-media navigation. Since there are not many studies in this area I'm looking at anything that relates: intra-medium…

OMG! Jane McGonigal has a Blog!

Jane McGonigal, THE researcher of ARGs (alternate reality games) has a blog. It has been running since April (I'm behind obviously), but should be of interest to those interested in the genre. Jane works in industry creating ARGs as well as researching them, so she has a unique view of the area. I'm thrilled to…

Interactive Narrative Guide

A collection of 22 articles, brought out by sagas writing interactive fiction and sagasnet, looks like an excellent resource for researchers, practitioners, lecturers and commissioners of interactive content. Developing Interactive Narrative Content covers a range of arts types & concerns.[T]he reader explores the expanding field of interactive media itself by covering iTV, interactive film, games,…
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