The Narrative Quality of Game Mechanics

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This paper will introduce and discuss a new model for understanding the relation between narrative and games, by looking at the narrative quality of game mechanics. First, a review of the terms ”Narrative” and ”Game Mechanics” is made, and defined in this context, before a literature review, based on both narratological and ludological sources. From this, the model is presented and described, which encompasses the previous research as well as defining a clear relation between mechanics, context, story, and narrative of games. This model is intended for both design and analysis of games, and has been created to cover a lack of definition of how mechanics create narrative through their own definitions and their relation to the context and storytelling of the game. This model, still in an infant stage, shows potential, but still requires rigorous testing in several areas.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelThe 9th Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling : Proceedings
Forlag/udgivende institutionSpringer
Udgivelsesdato18 nov. 2016
ISBN (elektronisk)978-3-319-48279-8
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PublikationsstatusUdgivet - 18 nov. 2016
BegivenhederInternational Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling 2016 - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Varighed: 15 nov. 201619 nov. 2016
Konferencenummer: 9
http://icids2016.ict.usc.edu/

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KonferenceInternational Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling 2016
Kommatal9
AfholdelsesstedUniversity of Southern California
LandUSA
ByLos Angeles
Periode15/11/201619/11/2016
Internetadresse
Publikations serierLecture Notes in Computer Science
Vol/bind10045
ISSN0302-9743

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Larsen, B. A., & Schoenau-Fog, H. (2016). The Narrative Quality of Game Mechanics. i The 9th Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling: Proceedings Springer. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Bind. 10045 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48279-8_6
Larsen, Bjarke Alexander ; Schoenau-Fog, Henrik . / The Narrative Quality of Game Mechanics. The 9th Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling: Proceedings. Springer, 2016. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Bind 10045).
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