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Product Description: From the complex city-planning game SimCity to the virtual therapist Eliza: how computational processes open possibilities for understanding and creating digital media.What matters in understanding digital media? Is looking at the external appearance and audience experience of software enough -- or should we look further? In Expressive Processing, Noah Wardrip-Fruin argues that understanding what goes on beneath the surface, the computational processes that make digital media function, is essential...read more

Hardcover:

9780262013437 | Mit Pr, September 30, 2009, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: What matters in understanding digital media?

Paperback:

9780262517539 | Mit Pr, February 10, 2012, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: From the complex city-planning game SimCity to the virtual therapist Eliza: how computational processes open possibilities for understanding and creating digital media.

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Product Description: Game designers, authors, artists, and scholars discuss how roles are played and how stories are created in role-playing games, board games, computer games, interactive fictions, massively multiplayer games, improvisational theater, and other "playable media...read more
By Michael Crumpton (contributor), Pat Harrigan (editor) and Noah Wardrip-Fruin (editor)

Hardcover:

9780262083560 | Mit Pr, February 28, 2007, cover price $43.00 | About this edition: Game designers, authors, artists, and scholars discuss how roles are played and how stories are created in role-playing games, board games, computer games, interactive fictions, massively multiplayer games, improvisational theater, and other "playable media.

Paperback:

9780262514187, titled "Second Person: Role-Playing and Story in Games and Playable Media" | Mit Pr, March 31, 2010, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Game designers, authors, artists, and scholars discuss how roles are played and how stories are created in role-playing games, board games, computer games, interactive fictions, massively multiplayer games, improvisational theater, and other "playable media.

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Product Description: Narrative strategies for vast fictional worlds across a variety of media, from World of Warcraft to The Wire.The ever-expanding capacities of computing offer new narrative possibilities for virtual worlds. Yet vast narratives--featuring an ongoing and intricately developed storyline, many characters, and multiple settings--did not originate with, and are not limited to, Massively Multiplayer Online Games...read more
By Noah Wardrip-Fruin (editor)

Hardcover:

9780262232630 | Mit Pr, May 29, 2009, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: Narrative strategies for vast fictional worlds across a variety of media, from World of Warcraft to The Wire.

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Product Description: The relationship between story and game, and related questions of electronic writing and play, examined through a series of discussions among new media creators and theorists.Electronic games have established a huge international market, significantly outselling non-digital games; people spend more money on The Sims than on "Monopoly" or even on "Magic: the Gathering...read more
By Pat Harrigan (editor) and Noah Wardrip-Fruin (editor)

Hardcover:

9780262232326 | Mit Pr, March 1, 2004, cover price $42.00 | About this edition: Electronic games have established a huge international market, significantly outselling non-digital games; people spend more money on The Sims than on "Monopoly" or even on "Magic: the Gathering.

Paperback:

9780262731751 | Mit Pr, April 1, 2006, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: The relationship between story and game, and related questions of electronic writing and play, examined through a series of discussions among new media creators and theorists.

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Product Description: A sourcebook of historical written texts, video documentation, and working programs that form the foundation of new media.This reader collects the texts, videos, and computer programs -- many of them now almost impossible to find -- that chronicle the history and form the foundation of the still-emerging field of new media...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Nick Montfort (editor) and Noah Wardrip-Fruin (editor)

Hardcover:

9780262232272 | Hardcover with CD edition (Mit Pr, February 14, 2003), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: A sourcebook of historical written texts, video documentation, and working programs that form the foundation of new media.

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