Three Is a Magic Number: Virtual Cameras for Dynamic Triadic Game Dialogue

  • Bingjie Xue
  • Stefan Rank
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8832)


Interactive storytelling games can benefit from a century of film cinematography and established cinematic conventions. Conversation scenes in games are highly dynamic and pre-authored camera parameters impractical. We propose a combined theoretical and empirical approach towards an automatic Visual Director System focused on dynamic conversation scenes involving three characters and encoded as AI game component that selects suitable shots.


Magic Number Virtual Camera Game Engine Abstracted Principle Directorial Style 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bingjie Xue
    • 1
  • Stefan Rank
    • 1
  1. 1.Drexel UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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