Interaction Forms, Agents and Tellable Events in EverQuest

@inproceedings{Klastrup2002InteractionFA,
  title={Interaction Forms, Agents and Tellable Events in EverQuest},
  author={Lisbeth Klastrup},
  booktitle={CGDC Conf.},
  year={2002}
}
This paper focuses on forms of interaction and agents in a virtual world and how one may apply an understanding of these to an actual analysis of a virtual world. First, it proposes a distinction between 4 basic agents in a world: players, NPCs, objects and world rules. These agents are involved in 4 basic forms of interaction: navigating, manipulating, social interaction and information retrieval. Looking more closely at how these different forms of agents and actions forms are employed can… CONTINUE READING