"Second person: Role-playing and story in games and playable media," edited by Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin

  • John Finlay Kerr Australian National University
Keywords: Computer games, Game studies, New media, Playable media, Role-playing game, RPG, Video game

Abstract

Review of Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin, eds. Second person: Role-playing and story in games and playable media. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008. $40 (408p) ISBN 978-0-262-08356-0.

Author Biography

John Finlay Kerr, Australian National University
ANU Completing PhD in New Media Studies. Lecturing and tutoring in English, in Film, and in New Media. Writer for 'Screen Education'. Upcoming chapter in a collection on the TV series 'Heroes'. Upcoming chapter on 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' in a collection on Anthony Minghella.
Published
2009-03-15
Section
Book review