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Second Person: Role-playing and Story in Games and Playable Media

Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Pat Harrigan - Computers - 2007 - 408 pages
Game designers, authors, artists, and scholars discuss how roles are played and how stories are created in role-playing games, board games, computer games, interactive fictions ...
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Designing Virtual Worlds

Richard A. Bartle - Computers - 2004 - 741 pages
A comprehensive resource on the principles and techniques of virtual world design and programming covers everything from MUDS to MMOs and MMORPGs, explaining how virtual worlds ...
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Comments on the Society of the Spectacle

Guy Debord - Philosophy - 1998 - 94 pages
First published in 1967, Guy Debord's stinging revolutionary critique of contemporary society, The Society of the Spectacle, has since acquired a cult status. Credited by many ...
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Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature

Espen J. Aarseth - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 203 pages
Do the rapidly expanding genres of digital literature mean that the narrative mode--novels, films, television drama--is losing its dominant position in our culture? Author ...
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Signals and systems

Alan V. Oppenheim, Alan S. Willsky, Ian T. Young - Computers - 1983 - 796 pages
This volume provides a firm foundation in the most important methods of modern signal and systems analysis. Develops in parallel the methods of analysis for continuous-time and ...
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The Video Game Theory Reader

Mark J. P. Wolf, Bernard Perron - Social Science - 2003 - 343 pages
In the early days of Pong and Pac Man, video games appeared to be little more than an idle pastime. Today, video games make up a multi-billion dollar industry that rivals ...
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Story and Discourse: Narrative Structure in Fiction and Film

Seymour Benjamin Chatman - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1980 - 277 pages
Provides a comprehensive approach to a general theory of narrative, in both verbal and visual media.
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How Picturebooks Work

Maria Nikolajeva, Carole Scott - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 293 pages
In How Picturebooks Work, Maria Nikolajeva and Carole Scott explore the dynamic relationship between word and image in children's literature. They treat picturebooks as a ...
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Graphs, Maps, Trees: Abstract Models for a Literary History

Franco Moretti - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 119 pages
Professor Franco Moretti argues heretically that literature scholars should stop reading books and start counting, graphing, and mapping them instead. He insists that such a ...
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The Gift: Forms and Functions of Exchange in Archaic Societies

Marcel Mauss, W. D. Halls - Social Science - 1954 - 130 pages
A brilliant French sociologist and anthropologist, Marcel Mauss (1872?) used case studies of Melanesia, Polynesia, and northwestern North America to demonstrate that gift ...
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