Embracing the Combinatorial Explosion: A Brief Prescription for Interactive Story R&D

  • Andrew Stern
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5334)


In this editorial, the quintessential requirements for successful interactive story systems are examined and discussed. As part of the discussion, a brief prescription for interactive story research and development is suggested.


Interactive story art agency generation interface drama management 


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    Crawford, C.: Fundamentals of Interactivity (1993), http://www.erasmatazz.com/library/JCGD_Volume_7/Fundamentals.html

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Stern
    • 1
  1. 1.Procedural ArtsPortlandUSA

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