CAT 380: Interactive Narrative
Instructors: Mary Poole and Magy Seif El-Nasr
Student's projects (Spring 2002):
- Tragedy Tennis
Done by: Andrew Narkter, Andrew Artmenko, and Andrew ---
- Murder at Myceane
- Where is Benny?
In this class we will be playing games from different genres and
critiquing them in class. Each week, we will be passing a game
to a team. The team will have the game for a week, then the team
will give the game back to us in class and will pick another
avaliable game. We will then to rotate the games around. Each
team should play at least one game from every genre.
We will discuss the games in more detail after all students play them - by
The list of games are:
Games and who has it
- Alone in the Dark (Horror)
- Arcanum (RPG)
- Exile (puzzle)
- Catz I (toys)
- Catz II (toys)
- Catz IV (toys)
- Babyz (toys)
- Sims (strategy/god)
- Black & White (god)
- Kohan (strategy)
- Gothic (RPG)
- Fallout 2 (RPG)
- The Sting!
- Janet Murray, Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace
- Richard Rouse III Game Design Theory and Practice
- J. Yellowlees Douglas and Andrew Hargadon "The Pleasures of Immersion and Engagement: Schemas,
Scripts, and the fifth Business," SIGGRAPH 2001 Art Gallery Proc.
- Michael Mataes "A Preliminary Poetics for Interactive Drama and Games," SIGGRAPH 2001 Art Gallery Proc.
- Phoebe Sengers "Schizophrenia and Narrative in Artificial Agents," SIGGRAPH 2001 Art Gallery Proc.
- Markku Eskelinen "Towards Computer Game Studies," SIGGRAPH 2001 Art Gallery Proc.