Interactive Fiction Awesomeness I am Missing at PAX East, Part 2

  Allagash At the #pax Get Lamp screening and panel. Don Woods! Steve Meretzky! Infocom forever! http://twitpic.com/1b5yo2 1 minute ago from Echofon Reply Retweet   DenisMoskowitz GET LAMP was pretty fascinating. Now watching impessive IF panel. Meretzky is hilarious. 4 minutes ago from Twitterrific Reply Retweet   Gingko1 RT @potteryfanatic: Grayshott Pottery Small Conical Lamp Base; Hand Painted Light Blue …: Get the Grayshott Pottery Small Conical La… http://bit.ly/a5jzHa 5…

The Game Fiction Dilemma: Knights of the Old Republic vs The Sands of Time – Expressive processing

What drives players to spend forty, eighty, or more hours with a computer RPG? If we look only at the quest journal, where the operations of quest flag logics are exposed to the player, the appearance is of a massive indulgence in the pleasures of the to-do list. And certainly there is some of that. But, more centrally, KotOR is constantly providing doses of narrative closure and transition — from…