Interactive Drama

Merry Christmas . . . I’m in ur Manger Killing ur Savior

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Bookstore Now Online

We’ve added a bookstore to our webpages.  You can go directly there via the pages at http://astore.amazon.com/shakespeareeclec or just click on the bookstore link in the sidebars here or at our main pages at http://www.briandavidphillips.com for convenient access. Not a lot there right now, but we will be adding new products and categories over time…

call for papers . . .
. . . Journal of Interactive Drama

Journal of Interactive Drama A Multi-Discipline Peer-Reviewed Journal of Scenario-Based Theatre-Style Interactive Drama Freeform Live Action Roleplaying Games Call for Papers The Journal of Interactive Drama is an online peer-reviewed journal on scenario-based interactive drama freeform live action roleplaying games which provides a forum for serious discussion of live roleplaying game theory, design, and practice.…

Pieces of Ass

Where in the world can I get a copy of this playscript? Pieces of Ass . . . for some interviews and here for the official site. It looks like it would be a wonderful acting exericise for my classes . . . not as hateful or spiteful as vagina talk and yet delightfully to…

T R A N C E P L A Y
Hypnotic Holonovels and Games and Art – Trance-Based Hypnotic Virtual Reality

Discussing a response to his book on using hyperempiria/hypnosis for consensual adult sexual imagery (available here), Dr. Don Gibbons wrote: Voila, mes amis. We have all the mastery we need right now to knock the socks off of Hollywood! We can not only guide our participants through an experience of being Harry Potter jousting on…

Journal of Interactive Drama

Well, it’s now open for business . . . the Journal of Interactive Drama is now a real deal and ready to go! This is an online peer-reviewed journal on scenario-based theatre style interactive drama freeform live action roleplaying games. I’ve been working behind the scenes for a while getting things together. We’re still recruiting…

Story Construction

Torill Elvira Mortensen writes on Story Construction . . . worth seeing: One point sounds familiar: how the creaters of games, the designers, are creators not of stories, but of narrative potential. I know I worded this argument years ago, but was that in one of the many sessions of discussion – argument – supervision…

Gender and Gaming

Was looking for some references to Live Action Roleplaying and Freeforms (interactive dramas of the type I wrote my doctoral dissertation on) and stumbled across badgerbag’s gender and gaming. While I will agree that many within the gaming community are unaware that there may be a problem regarding sexism in gaming, I would note that…

Busy Weekend . . . of Civil Wars, Interactive Drama, and Eroticatrance

This was quite the busy weekend for yours truly. Very busy. I am one dog-tired puppy . . . but . . . even so, it was a pretty good weekend. Red Badge of Courage I started off the weekend on Friday, presenting a solo paper to the Thirteenth International Symposium and Book Fair hosted…

Bitter Tears at Sad Mary’s

Bitter Tears at Sad Mary’s is a wonderful interactive drama freeform live action role playing game by Scott Beattie and Tonia Walden that plays with the nature of reality. It is predominately an experiment in deconstructive interactive drama with a twist. It is a small piece with merely a dozen players but it is complex…

Taipei Interactive Drama

As posted previously. If you are interested in joining the recreational interactive drama group, feel free to contact me or Michael Cheng so we can add you to the list of folks who would like to play. You can find photos from some of our games (Taipei Interactive Theatre Society) in the same directory as…

Vicarious Experiential Memory Machine

Vicarious Experiential Memory Machine . . . real experiences through Hypnotic Games and Films and Literature and Entertainment . . . and a whole lot more! You want to play a game? How about if you could play a video game or watch a movie or look at a photo album or read a good…