Some Articles about Role-playing

Novitz, David (1996). Disputes about art. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Critisim, 54(2).

  • Novitz investigaes relationship between table-top role-playing games and art.

Punday, Daniel (2005). Creative accounting: Role-playing games, possible-world theory, and the agency of imagination. Poetics Today, 26(1).

Tavinor, Grant (2005). Videogames and interactive fiction. Philosophy and Literature, 29: 24-40.

  • Game objects are used to build link with theories of fiction and games. Punday uses Pavel’s Fictional worlds (1986). Tavinor builds on Walton’s Mimesis as make-believe and Currie’s The nature of fiction (1990).

Published by lankoski

Petri Lankoski, D.Arts, is a Associate Professor in Game Studies at the school of Communication, Media and IT at the Södertörn University, Sweden. His research focuses on game design, game characters, role-playing, and playing experience. Petri has been concentrating on single-player video games but researched also (multi-player) pnp and live-action role-playing games. This blog focuses on his research on games and related things.

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