This is a very complete list of links about interactive
drama, interactive stories, narrative, virtual characters, games,
A web site about the theory of videogames.
Implemented prototypes on Interactive Drama
Like IDtension, Façade aims at building a real interactive drama.
Façade is a full realization of an interactive drama, which is
currently in beta testing.
This research is of particular interest for us: AI based planning
is used for dynamically generating actions in a drama, according to plot
Nikita Sgouros is the first researcher who has applied AI to the dynamic
resolution of plots. As in IDtension, dramatic conflict plays an important
role in this resolution.
Chris Crawford has been developing for several years an authoring
environment for interactive storytelling. It is based on the notion of
verbs, to which roles for characters are attached.
Marc Cavazza, Fred Charles and others develop a system for interactive
storytelling based on intelligent characters, with planning capabilities.
They are currently extending their work to a more interactive experience
in a mixed reality context.
The Digital Story Department in ZGDV has developed an author-centered
platform for designing various narrative multimedia applications. The
narrative component is based on the Propp model.