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  • noun Plural form of narratologist.


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  • Over on Terra Nova, academic Timothy Burke has posted a fascinating state-of-the-nation report on the fight between "narratologists" (who argue that the value of games is best understood by treating them as stories) and "ludologists" (who argue that the value is best understoof by analyzing games as a form of play).

    Boing Boing: September 5, 2004 - September 11, 2004 Archives

  • Priya Venkatesan reveals the extraordinary parallel between the work of scientists and the work of narratologists who develop narrative paradigms and analyze literary texts.

    Unclear on the Concept

  • Also, the premise that player=reader only makes sense if you talk to narratologists, if you want to communicate with devs that probably is a straw-man...


  • Using your terms, while narratologists wish to study the 'content' of games, ludologists wish to study the 'modes of practice' themselves.

    Ye Olde Disciplinary Punch-and-Judy Show

  • Instead of just trying to fend off the "imperialism" of the narratologists, it should be maneuvering to become an imperial power itself.

    Ye Olde Disciplinary Punch-and-Judy Show

  • There's no law saying only narratologists and ludologists get to disagree.

    Ye Olde Disciplinary Punch-and-Judy Show

  • Ludologists and narratologists are too close together, and the battle needs to be kept alive by the participants expansion in numbers, a consumption-driven economy of academic debate.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • Ludologists differ from narratologists on the scope of the subject of game studies.

    Ye Olde Disciplinary Punch-and-Judy Show

  • That is where the perceived bloodfeud between "ludologists" whoever they are and "narratologists" is at right now, and where it will remain as long as the criteria of news value rules academic attention.

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  • A. Point of view in fiction Much has been written on point of view by stylisticians and narratologists, such that there is now a large number of often conflicting theories, terms and models.

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