CHAPTER FIFTEEN

Players Play Games through an Interface

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Between Yin and Yang

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Remember in Chapter 10 when we talked about the strange relationship between player and game? Specifically, that the player puts their mind inside the game world, but that game world really only exists in the mind of the player? This magical situation, which is at the heart of all we care about, is made possible by the game interface, which is where player and game come together. Interface is the infinitely thin membrane that separates white/yang/player ...

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