Extensible Tools for Practical Experiments in IDN: The Advanced Stories Authoring and Presentation System

  • Hartmut Koenitz
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7069)


Research on the emerging form of interactive digital narrative (IDN) concerns both theory and practice. The approach discussed here combines a theoretical framework introduced previously with a concrete implementation in the form of the Advanced Stories Authoring and Presentation System (ASAPS), a software package that aims to foster experimentation by providing tools which are easy to use. Furthermore ASAPS differentiates itself from other authoring tools by emphasizing extensibility and collaboration with other software. Therefore, the first implementation of this tool set foregrounds a flexible, modular architecture over computational sophistication.


Interactive Storytelling Tools Authoring System Interactive Narrative Digital Media Narrative Story Plot Protostory Narrative Design Narrative Vectors 


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  • Hartmut Koenitz
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  1. 1.Department of TelecommunicationsUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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