Diagram of narrative structure

All the World’s a Screen (Narrascope 2019)

What are the mechanics that make theater work? Are similar mechanics are at play in games and digital narrative? What happens when we view narrative games through this lens? A talk from Narrascope 2019.

Obduction Frustration machine

Frustration Machines

Frustration is not universal. What I find frustrating, someone else may enjoy, and vice versa. But beyond that, even the parts of games I enjoy contain a sense of frustration