Research group in emergent narratives

Lessard, J., & Beauchesne, A. Automatic Interactive Documentation for Emergent Story Discovery. Foundations of Digital Games 2022. Athens. Download pdf.
What is Blabbeur? Imagine your game needs to display this text: Hey! This is just to say that Alex just
Lessard, J., & Kybartas, Q. (2021). Blabbeur—An Accessible Text Generation Authoring System for Unity. International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling,
Kybartas, Q., Verbrugge, C., & Lessard, J. (2021). A Force Dynamic Model of Narrative Agents. Proceedings of the AAAI Conference
Steven Sych. When the Fourth Layer Meets the Fourth Wall: The Case for Critical Game Retellings. Proceedings of ICIDS 2020.
B. Kybartas, C. Verbrugge and J. Lessard, "Tension Space Anaylsis for Emergent Narrative," in IEEE Transactions on Games, doi: 10.1109/TG.2020.2989072.
Kybartas, Ben; Verbrugge, Clark; Lessard, Jonathan. « Expressive Range Analysis of a Possible Worlds Driven Emergent Narrative System ». In Proceedings of
A MDes thesis by Etienne Brunelle-LeclercDownload here Abstract This thesis presents the results of a two year research-creation project that
Kybartas, Ben; Verbrugge, Clark; Lessard, Jonathan. “Subject and Subjectivity: A Conversational Game using Possible Worlds”. In Proceedings of the 10th
Abstract This paper reports on an ongoing attempt to develop an author-friendly approach to procedural game dialogue generation. Various affordances