Stories in Games for Health: More Pros or Cons?

@article{Baranowski2013StoriesIG,
  title={Stories in Games for Health: More Pros or Cons?},
  author={Moderator Tom Baranowski and A. Lu and Richard Buday and Elizabeth J Lyons and Jesse Schell and Carmen V. Russoniello},
  journal={Games for health journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={2 5},
  pages={
          256-63
        }
}
There has been a debate about whether entertainment videogames should incorporate story or narrative. A concern has been whether story cut scenes break game immersion, and thereby minimize the fun of gameplay. Alternatively, games for health (G4H) have an agenda that goes beyond just having fun. The possible role of story in G4H has not been thoroughly addressed. We have assembled a group of experts who have worked with stories in G4H, and asked some pointed questions. 

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