plot (term)

The plot is the action that takes place in the story, as told by connected incidents.

Just as many forms of traditional art that have no plot (such as sculpture or portrature), plenty of highly interactive and highly enjoyable comptuer games (arcade games, empire-building or flight simulators) have no plot element at all. Hybrid games may include a plot that advances in non-interactive cut-scenes that contexutalize the interactor's performance in fight sequences,