9. December 2007

The Fight for Control – User Influence vs. Dramaturgy in Interactive Story Telling


Often, interactive stories are created to give the user more influence on the progress of the story. Striving for agency (see [Murray 1998], p. 126) power is diverted from the author to the user. Some have even called the user a co-author of an interactive story (e.g. [Tanenbaum 2007]).

This leads to an difficult question: How much power should a user have over the story?

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Topics: controldramaturgyinteractivity

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