Dramatic Play – towards a new form | The Narrative Design Explorer™

Dramatic Play – towards a new form

    Dramatic Play - Interactive Narrative DiagramMy article Dramatic play was published recently on Gamasutra.com and has created some interesting discussion on various sights and forums.

    What is Dramatic play? Dramatic play is a new niche, a paradigm
    that is the focus of interactive narrative design, the craft that meets
    at the apex of ludology and narratology and conjoins the theories into
    functional video game development methodologies. To the right is a model I created based on Aritotles Dramatic Thoery as adapted for video games.

    If you’d like to read the article it is available @ http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/4061/dramatic_play.php

    I think the article was best rephrased by AJ Glasser for Kataku as “You sorta owe Dead Space to Aristotle.” Read the thread @ http://kotaku.com/5302557/you-sorta-owe-dead-space-to-aristotle