[Verge] explores the transformation of visual language in a computer-mediated storyworld. The visual storytelling frame teems with dramatic meaning, compressing physical, psychological, and interpersonal relationships into one. Through the computational processes at the heart of an interactive storyworld, the communicative role of visual language is fundamentally altered. The player now converses with the fictional world through the visual imagery of the screen, recasting the... more
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Playable Media research explores the potential of computational systems for the creation of new media forms that invite and structure play.
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