Performing the Force

Performing the Force

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With the technology of the new millennium continuing to advance, there has been an increased interest in participatory forms of science fiction, fantasy, and horror entertainment such as role-playing and computer games, websites, and virtual reality settings. People seem to have a desire to go beyond the ordinary and well into the fantastic. This work is a compilation of new essays (all but one never before published) written by experts in both electronic and non-electronic game genres, covering computer games, web pages, Internet role-playing, interactive movies, table-top games, live-action role-playing, ghost hunts, action figures and amusement park rides. They cover a variety of viewpoints as to how and why people become so engrossed with virtual reality-type activities.Essays on Immersion into Science-Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Environments Kurt Lancaster, Tom Mikotowicz ... used in the first three Star Wars features: A New Hope (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Return of the Jedi (1983).

Title:Performing the Force
Author:Kurt Lancaster, Tom Mikotowicz
Publisher:McFarland - 2001-02-28


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