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More than a Game: The Computer Game as Fictional Form

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More than a Game: The Computer Game as Fictional Form
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Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN-13: 9780719063640
Number of pages: 177

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This book considers the computer game as a new and emerging mode of contemporary storytelling. In a carefully organized study, Barry Atkins discusses questions of narrative and realism in four of the most significant games of the last decade: Tomb Raider, Half-Life, Close Combat and SimCity. This is a work for both the student of contemporary culture and those game-players who are interested in how computer games tell their stories.

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