A Narrative Theory of Games

Espen Aarseth

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In this article I present a narrative theory of games, building on standard narra-tology, as a solution to the conundrum that has haunted computer game studies from the start: How to approach software that combines games and stories?
Original languageEnglish
JournalFoundations of Digital Games Conference Proceedings
Pages (from-to)129-133
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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