On Predicting Traffic Jams; Or, the Problems with Change
The oft-quoted axiom by Frederick Pohl, as seen above, has tremendous insight into the nature of change, especially when it comes to technological, economic, political, and cultural change.
Designing Tomorrow's Games
According to a 2019 study completed by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), a trade association for the gaming industry in the United States, Americans are playing more games now than ever before — 2018 was a record sales year, exceeding $43.4 billion.
Immersive Storytelling's Future
The future of storytelling is one of immersion. The present and the past of storytelling have been oriented toward immersion as well — if we’re going to be totally honest with ourselves. So, what makes us so sure that immersion is key to the future of storytelling?
Bringing Dramatic Agency to Storytelling
Since discovering Janet H. Murray’s work on storytelling, I have been searching for answers on how to make stories more immersive and, more importantly, I have experimented to see how I can bring dramatic agency into the stories I write.