Harrigan, Pat; Wardrip-Fruin, Noah -- Second Person: Role-Playing and Story in Games and Playable Media

Collection of academic articles on RPGs and computer games. Ego purchase: one of the articles is about my game Shade. Many of the other articles are excellent, and I only stop at "many" because I skipped around a lot. Eventually I need to read the rest. Contributors include Costikyan, GRRMartin, Borgstrom, Czege, Kevin Wilson, Mechner, Meretzky, Crawford, Ken Hite, Emily Short, ...

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