The Myth of Telling Stories About Innovators

Just finished reading The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson. The author is surely a very good storyteller, and when stories are told brilliantly well, they become more than stories. The primary premise, it seems, is that no single person instantiates a series of happenings…

Translating Chris Crawford on Interactive Storytelling

After making the final touches to the manuscript of a simplified Chinese edition of Chris Crawford on Interactive Storytelling 2nd Edition (CCoIS2), I have a lot in mind for reflecting. My conversion to a lazy but longing Interactive Storytelling pilgrim happened at around 2004, when the first edition of the book (CCoIS) was published. I…