Structuring Narrative Interaction: What We Can Learn from Heavy Rain
Designing interactive narrative has been focused intensively on creating “smart” storytelling systems that react intelligently to players. Such systems, however, take a lot resource to develop and, as a result, rarely produce a full-scale narrative experience. This paper studies the structure of the interactive narrative game Heavy Rain and reveals some economic design strategies that address the problem.
KeywordsHeavy Rain interactive narrative narrative design
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