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Digital Storytelling, 3rd Edition by Carolyn Handler Miller

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CHAPTER  20

Smart Toys and Life-Like Robots

What could smart toys and life-like robots possibly have in common with other types of digital entertainment?

When you are dealing with life-like physical characters, what special challenges do you face?

How is it possible for robots, no matter how life-like, to arouse powerful emotions in humans?

VENTURING INTO THE METAPHYSICAL

The area of smart toys and life-like robots is an immensely intriguing sector of digital entertainment. It not only involves storytelling skills but also bends one’s mind in ways one might never believe possible. I have worked on several smart toy projects myself and can personally attest to the fact that they are uniquely challenging. The work done in this arena alternates ...

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