The Thing Growing: Autonomous Characters in Virtual Reality Interactive Fiction
Authors: Anstey, J., Pape, D., Sandin, D.
Publication: Proceedings of IEEE Virtual Reality 2000, New Brunswick, NJ
This paper describes “The Thing Growing”, a work of Interacive Fiction implemented in virtual reality, in which the user is the main protagonist and interacts with computer contorlled characters. This work of fiction depends on the user’s emotional investment in the story and on her relationship to a central character, the Thing.
Date: March 18, 2000 - March 22, 2000