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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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