Are Games Bad for Stories?

Slides from my talk at Emory University March 29 2018:

Are Games Bad for Stories? Seeing Interactive Narrative as its own Genre

 

ICIDS 2018 – Keynote slides

Here are the slides for my keynote at ICIDS 2018

Who’s Afraid of the Holodeck?

My talk at the University of  Utrecht in May 2017, Who’s Afraid of the Holodeck? Facing the Future of Digital Narrative without Ludoparanoia

 

from HKU Interactive Design Channel

Janet Murray Talk on May 21, 2017, co-organized by University of Utrecht focus area game research and HKU University of the Arts Utrecht Professorship Interactive Narrative Design. Introduction by Rene Glas (UU) and Hartmut Koenitz (HKU).

 

And here are the slides

PDF Who’s Afraid of the Holodeck jhm

 

 

My 2003 DiGRA Keynote

The world’s first  Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) conference was held in Utrecht in 2003.    Joost Raessens has just unearthed the videos and posted them online. Here is my keynote from that meeting, “What Are Games Made Of? ”

2003 DiGRA jhm

 

Thresholds of Reality: Creating Coherent Enchantment in AR

The slides from my AR in Action Talk  AR in Action 2017 MURRAY

and here is the video

Not a Film and Not an Empathy Machine

How necessary failures will help VR designers invent new storyforms

Source: Not a Film and Not an Empathy Machine

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My slides from the MIT Virtually There Conference

MIT Virtually There Murray

Video from the conference: my talk is at 6:40