Toward a deeper understanding of branching dialogue systems
Taylor-Giles, Leanne C. (2014) Toward a deeper understanding of branching dialogue systems. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This practice-based exegesis examines the field of writing interactive branching dialogues within video games from the perspective of a professional game writer. Leanne analyses both existing critically-acclaimed titles and her own personal works to create a taxonomy for critique that expands upon the current understanding of games as a literary medium. The final project of the exegesis purposely applies the elements of her new taxonomy in an ineffective manner, making explicit the outcomes and pitfalls of writing multi-layered, tiered dialogues and how tacit assumptions made during the writing process can negatively impact player agency.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)|
|Keywords:||Interactive narrative, Branching dialogues, Video Games, Writing, Game writing|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||02 Jul 2014 07:04|
|Last Modified:||08 Sep 2015 05:50|
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