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What Game Worlds Can Teach Us About Literary Worlds

What Game Worlds Can Teach Us About Literary Worlds

May 31, 2016

From the space of books to space in books While the debate rumbles on between those who contend that games tell stories in ways unique to the medium (ludologists), and those who argue that games resemble literary narratives (narratologists), literary scholars have sought to ask reciprocally what games can tell us about conventional modes of storytelling in print.

Are Video Game Narratives Postmodern?

Are Video Game Narratives Postmodern?

May 13, 2013

An editorial in the twentieth anniversary issue of the journal Postmodern Culture in 2010 added another voice to mark the gradual retreat of the postmodern...

Ulysses as an RPG

Ulysses as an RPG

Oct 1, 2012

“I’ve put in so many enigmas and puzzles,” Joyce famously said of Ulysses, “it’ll keep the professors busy for centuries” (Ellmann 521). Having reinvented the novel...