J. M. Stark



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As part of being enrolled at my university's honors college, I had to complete an undergraduate thesis. For my thesis I spent an entire year studying and creating interactive storytelling systems. Ever since my freshman year of high school the relation between games and stories captured my imagination. After a year of work, I ended up with a 35 page research paper and a rudimentary interactive storytelling engine, LudoNarrare. Along with the engine, I created a demo interactive storyworld based on the Three Little Pigs. LudoNarrare was coded in C# and uses the Unity game engine.

The paper describing the model behind LudoNarrare, my history developing it, and further thoughts on interactive storytelling can be found here: Research Paper

The presentation slides from my defense can be found here: Defense Presentation

The source code for LudoNarrare can found on GitHub here: LudoNarrare Source Code Repository

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