Pause & Effect: The Art of Interactive Narrative
Annotation Learn what to consider when introducing interactivity into your web site, online story or other linear presentations. Investigates the design, architecture, and approach to developing successful interactive narrative. Addresses emerging interfaces and new forms of content on the web. Case studies illustrate the pitfalls and successes of those that have gone before. Interactive narrative is the cornerstone for many forms of digital media; web sites, interface design, gaming environments, and even artificial intelligence. This book looks at the design, architecture, and approach to developing successful interactive narrative. This provocative book will appeal to designers with its edgy aesthetic. It's square, a dazzling layout of graphic and typographic imagery, and has unique design features that encourage reader interactivity by offering varying levels of information, different navigational possibilities, and even flipbook animations. Mark Stephen Meadows is an illustrator and designer of interactive imagery. While he's been known to lead small armies of designers behind the enemy lines of multi-national conglomerates, his focus is on the integration of design, art, and technology. Meadows has co-founded 2.5 companies and has worked at SRI, Xerox-PARC, and Construct Internet Design. He is an exhibiting painter, a published writer, a 3D animator, a print and online designer, and a member of the SFSU faculty.
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