Essays about: "Narrative techniques"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the words Narrative techniques.

  1. 1. Rooting for the Bad Guy: Narrative Empathy in Shakespeare’s Macbeth

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Brian Bell; [2018-01-19]
    Keywords : engelska; Shakespeare; Macbeth; Narrative empathy; Reader response; Transportation; authorial input;

    Abstract : One of the reasons for feeling an emotional connection with fiction is narrative empathy. Research shows that for narrative empathy to be fully realized, it must compose both reader response and authorial strategies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Procedural Narrative Generation Through Emotionally Interesting Non-Player Characters

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DM)

    Author : Ioseff Griffith; [2018]
    Keywords : procedural content generation; procedural narrative; emotionally interesting non-player characters; immersion;

    Abstract : Procedural content generation is a technique used to produce a wide range of computer-generated content in many industries today, the video game industry in particular. This study focuses on how procedural content generation can be applied to create emotionally interesting non-player characters and through this, generate narrative snippets that can immerse and interest a reader. READ MORE

  3. 3. Developing a modular extendable tool for Serious Games content creation : Combining existing techniques with a focus on narrative generation and player adaptivity

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Julian Declercq; [2018]
    Keywords : content creation; procedural narrative generation; modular tool; player adaptivity; adaptive narratives;

    Abstract : A large part of any game development process consists of content creation, which costs both time and effort. Procedural generation techniques exist to help narrative generation, but they are scattered and require extensive manual labour to set up. READ MORE

  4. 4. How narrative techniques affect players' engagement in action RPG Dark Souls II

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Högskolan på Gotland/Institutionen för speldesign

    Author : Lukas Graff; [2018]
    Keywords : Narrative techniques; Dark Souls II; Engagement in games; Cutscenes; Item descriptions; NPC; Environmental storytelling; games; Narrativa tekniker; Dark Souls II; Engagemang I spel; Filmsekvenser; föremålsbeskrivningar; NPC’s; miljöer; berättande; spel;

    Abstract : The purpose of the study was to get a better understanding of how players’ engagement is affected by the narrative techniques which are used in the game Dark Souls II. The four most prominent narrative techniques that were analyzed in Dark souls II were cutscenes, item descriptions, NPC’s and environmental storytelling. READ MORE

  5. 5. Finding paths or getting lost? : Examining the mental model construct and mental model methodology

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Jimmy Hammarbäck; [2017]
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    Abstract : Mental models have been a popular concept for more than 30 years and used to explain many phenomena of human life – from logical reasoning and problem-solving to narrative comprehension and the understanding of complex dynamic systems. As such, the mental model has been studied with a great variety of techniques, from the cognitive interview and verbal protocol analysis to observations and computer-based network algorithms. READ MORE