June 21, 2005
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Narratology and Ludology

Greg Costikyan reviews the latest salvos in the ongoing game theory debates with thoughtful analysis of DiGRA papers by Janet Murray and Celia Pearce.

But if you look at what both Murray and Pearce have to say, it can be boiled down to 'Let's have peace, and by the way, I'm right.' In other words, they are adopting a stated desire for peace as a rhetorical strategy to disarm opposition.