ewilen (ewilen) wrote,

More on immersion confusion

Two articles have recently come to my attention:

The Play of Simulation (excerpt from Salen and Zimmerman, Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals). This article is the ultimate source for "the immersive fallacy", a term that's started to pop up in some RPG discussions.

Immersion and Presence (presentation from a computer game theory class at IT University of Copenhagen).

The latter is a critique of the former, and it gets into the difficulties that arise from equivocation in the use of the term "immersion"--a topic I've touched on in an earlier entry.
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