Crowdsourcing Open Interactive Narrative

Matthew Guzdial, Brent Harrison, Boyang Li, Mark Riedl
2015 International Conference on Foundations of Digital Games  
Interactive narrative is a form of digital interactive experience in which users influence a dramatic storyline through their actions. Artificial intelligence approaches to interactive narrative use a domain model to determine how the narrative should unfold based on user actions. However, domain models for interactive narrative require artificial intelligence and knowledge representation expertise. We present open interactive narrative, the problem of generating an interactive narrative
more » ... nce about any possible topic. We present an open interactive narrative system-Scherazade IF-that learns a domain model from crowdsourced example stories so that the player can perform different actions and still receive a coherent story experience. We report on an evaluation of our system showing near-human level authoring.
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