A Multidimensional Classification of Choice Presentation in Interactive Narrative

  • Sergio EstupiñánEmail author
  • Brice Maret
  • Kasper Andkjaer
  • Nicolas Szilas
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11318)


This article approaches the question of choice in interactive narratives and presents a multidimensional classification model based on a selection and characterization of 31 existing works. The methodology for establishing such a classification is detailed, which considers composing elements, functions, aesthetic considerations, and mechanics for choice presentation. This article uses an observational approach for analyzing interactive narratives based in theoretical considerations.


Choice Interactive narratives Taxonomy 



This research would not have been possible without the financial support from the Swiss National Science Foundation under grant No. 159605 (N. Szilas, principal investigator).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergio Estupiñán
    • 1
    Email author
  • Brice Maret
    • 1
  • Kasper Andkjaer
    • 1
  • Nicolas Szilas
    • 1
  1. 1.TECFA, FPSE, University of GenevaGeneva 4Switzerland

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