The Use of Real-Time Mechanics to Increase Emotional Engagement and Immediacy in Interactive Fiction


This thesis offers a study of the effects of a select set of real-time systems and mechanics and how they transform the player’s experience while playing Interactive Fiction games. Ultimately, the study demonstrates that real-time mechanics increases emotional engagement and a sense of immediacy for the majority of players of Interactive Fiction games.

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