from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who holds the doctrine that immersion is an essential part of Christian baptism.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who holds the doctrine that immersion is essential to Christian baptism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who holds that immersion is essential to Christian baptism. See Baptist, 2.
From EQ, through half a dozen others, to WoW I've always been in the same kinds of RP-oriented guilds more "immersionist" than strict RP, really.
The short form of the sim/immerse thing is embodied in the quote “The theory is that the immersionist experiences what the character experiences, while the simulationist only pretends to, logically deducing what the character would do next.”
It clarifies how in some ways simulation can be an immersion substitute – “The theory is that the immersionist experiences what the character experiences, while the simulationist only pretends to, logically deducing what the character would do next.”
(I currently run a local LARP game, Cambridge University Treasure Trap, and have played and run a lot of tabletop too – currently playing a UA online game and running a fairly ‘board-game’ style game of 4e; I consider myself an immersionist as a player and would like to hear how to make it happen more in tabletop …)
I suspect not, because she too is an immersionist.
Personally I do think that there are very interesting pedagogical avenues to explore in an immersionist world, but this approach may not suit many people; and may not even be possible in many institutions.
Unlike the immersionist approach these handles do not gain a personal history and a personal status.
It is a question of whether you are an immersionist or an augmenter.
The immersionist perspective of metanomics treats the economic issues of the metaverse in their own right, without reference to the outside world.
Residents of Second Life frequently talk about immersionist and augmentationist perspectives for residents.
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