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Wanna Perve on a Theorist?

From crossmedia communication:An excellent site, Games and Storytelling, has uploaded lectures from leading academics on...you guessed it...games and storytelling. The program investigates the two, highly contested areas, inviting top researchers to address:How do game-play and storytelling exactly relate to each other in different game genres and cultures? What are the interactive stances of play and…

A Newsletter for all the cross-media researchers out there!

Yep, that is right, there is actually a newsletter with yummy tidbits of papers, conferences, articles and so on. The newsletter is dedicated to 'convergence' -- which is known traditionally as an environmental factor affecting cross-media storytelling. However, convergence is described in a manner that is close to our hearts:At its most basic—and most useful—definition,…

Perspectives Abound: from ‘distributed narrative’ to ‘transmedial worlds’

Lisbeth Klastrup completed her PhD in 2003 but has put it online for 1 month. 'Towards a Poetics of Virtual Worlds: Multi-User Textuality and the Emergence of Story' was completed at the Department for Digital Aesthetics and Communication (DIAC), IT University of Copenhagen. Klastrup began looking at, playing, immersing herself in 'interactive narratives' in 1996…
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