Narrative in Virtual Environments-Towards Emergent Narrative

  title={Narrative in Virtual Environments-Towards Emergent Narrative},
  author={Ruth and Aylett},
  • Ruth, Aylett
  • Published 1999
In this paper we consider the clash between the pre-scripted character of much narrative and the freedom afforded by a Virtual Environment. We discuss the concept of emergent narrative as a possible way of avoiding this clash. We examine the role of a VE user in a narrative and consider the concept of social presence as a means of reconciling the freedom of the user with the constraints of an emergent