Emerging Interactive Expression Systems: Blurring Author and Audience (02 Feb 2001)
In games like The Sims, game companies are abandoning the old approach of having artists design every character. Instead they channel the artistic talent into these art creation tools, so their users can create/publish/trade characters in ways that let users express themselves and be part of the creation process that the game company began.
These new systems begin to show what is possible with emerging art expression systems where all of us, regardless of talent, will begin to augment more traditional communication modes to express ourselves and communicate in more open-ended ways.
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