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Katarina Gyllenback's Blog

 

I´m an artist, and a computer scientist specialized in narrative construction from a range of different media. Since my relation to science from when I studied Computer science is complicated, to say the least, due to an academic resistance to review the narrative beyond structures and templates, I share the posts from my site Narrative construction at Gamasutra with the hope to see the understanding of the narrative as a perceptual and cognitive process evolve. 
 

 

 

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Posted by Katarina Gyllenback on Fri, 28 Sep 2018 10:22:00 EDT in Design, Production
In the third and last part of the series, on how to assure the quality of an experience from a narrative and cognitive perspective. The final pieces for a framework that concerns engagement, emotions, learning, pacing and control, will be presented.


Posted by Katarina Gyllenback on Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:45:00 EDT in Design, Production
Follow the building of a framework on how to approach the testing of an experience that concerns engagement, emotions and learning, pacing and control, from a narrative and cognitive perspective beyond structures and templates.


Posted by Katarina Gyllenback on Fri, 14 Sep 2018 09:40:00 EDT in Design, Production
What it means to have a cognitive approach to the narrative and how to approach a quality assurance from a narrative perspective beyond templates and strong structures in creation of engagement in digital and interactive contexts.


Since the story and the gameplay are often seen as two separate elements within the game industry, this text treats from constructor's perspective the narrative as a cognitive process in the creation of meaning behind the scenes of the story-based games.


Posted by Katarina Gyllenback on Tue, 24 Apr 2018 10:39:00 EDT in Design, Production
The third and last part of "Don't show, involve" is about plotting and how the narrative can assist the stylish elements in the creation of a form that involves and evokes emotions. #narrative #cognition #emotions #meaning #mechanics #plotting


Posted by Katarina Gyllenback on Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:47:00 EDT in Design, Production, Indie, Social/Online
Part 2 of the series "Don't show, involve", which concerns the narrative as a cognitive process, is about the hands-on plotting of Jenova Chen's "Journey" with the thought-based method "Narrative bridging".



Katarina Gyllenback's Comments

Comment In: [News - 10/17/2018 - 05:29]

When making this kind of ...

When making this kind of statement the risk is that the speculations about whether the game is political or not will take over.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/03/2018 - 09:40]

Thank you for a great ...

Thank you for a great text and where I really liked the last quick rules at the end.

Comment In: [Blog - 10/02/2018 - 09:09]

Good points you brought up ...

Good points you brought up concerning human interaction and the working environment. As my profession is to create conflicts I once wrote the following text and thought it could be a compliment to your helpful advice. r n r nhttps://katarinagyllenback.com/2017/10/17/where-i-work-there-are-no-conflicts/

Comment In: [Blog - 09/20/2018 - 10:00]

Thanks for a great post. ...

Thanks for a great post. I hope that many will read and learn.

Comment In: [Blog - 09/18/2018 - 10:11]

Thanks for a great post ...

Thanks for a great post

Comment In: [Blog - 09/14/2018 - 09:40]

Much appreciated Hsingai for the ...

Much appreciated Hsingai for the clarification.