Mary’s talk discussed ZOMBIE, a LARP she runs, as a ‘story machine’. Covering playful narrative design, NERF guns as protagonist devices, and the balance between backstory and action, Mary’s talk is a take on how storytelling emerges out of collaborative play. Most importantly, she discusses the term ‘frothing’ – the conversation players have after play – as a crucial element of interactive storytelling.
Also huffduffed as…
PMR host Tony Federico speaks with Dr. Hamilton Stapell, Assistant Professor of History at the State University of New York, New Paltz.
Peter F Hamilton speaks to Patrick Barkham about his new novel The Temporal Void.
Guide to Zombies, part IV, Zombies and Consumerism. Guests: Sean Hoade. (http://FilmNerds.com)
Podcast highlight on Episode 136 at Forgotten Classics (http://hcforgottenclassics.blogspot.com)