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>From: "phillips" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Journal of Interactive Drama: Freeforms and LARP (no
>deadline; journal)
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>
>CALL FOR PAPERS
>
>JOURNAL OF INTERACTIVE DRAMA:
>An International Multi-Discipline Peer-Reviewed Journal of
>Scenario-Based Theatre-Style Interactive Drama Freeform Live Action
>Roleplaying Games
>(Theory, Design, and Practice)
>
>Journal of Interactive Drama is an online peer-reviewed journal on
>scenario-based interactive drama freeform live action roleplaying
>games which provides a forum for serious discussion of live
>roleplaying game theory, design, and practice. Two to three issues
>per volume are published annually. The journal provides a forum for
>the discussion of any of the various scenario-based theatre-style
>live action roleplaying games, freeforms, and interactive dramas and
>invites contributions in all areas of literature, theory, design,
>and practice for educational, entertainment, and recreational
>roleplay.  Formal and informal essays, articles, papers, and
>critical reviews are also welcome.
>
>This is a peer-reviewed journal that may include formal papers and
>informal essays for and by the roleplaying community from a wide
>variety of disciplines.  The focus is general enough so that authors
>should feel comfortable submitting material of either a formal or
>informal nature, albeit all submissions are peer-reviewed and should
>be appropriate to a serious and thoughtful discussion of that type
>-- we encourage articles, essays, and formal papers on all manner of
>live roleplaying, freeform, and interactive drama-related topics.
>Discussions of related ludology, techniques, and good solid critical
>book and roleplay scenario or event reviews are quite welcome as
>well.  As this is a multi-disciplinary journal, material related to
>a wide range of scenario-based learning, social psychology, critical
>theory, performance studies, popular culture, design, and more as
>they intersect with the interactive drama are also welcome.  Pure
>design pieces related to scenario construction !
>  and review are also encouraged.  Each issue will showcase one to
>three longform or four to six shortform interactive drama freeform
>live action roleplaying scenarios; creative scenario submissions of
>this type are very sought after.  Scenarios for submission should
>include a section of self-reflective critical thought and formal
>designerÝs notes that discuss issues related to the creation of the
>piece as well as a formal section which reviews the authorÝs
>performance experiences with the scenario.
>
>While this is an international journal, the language of publication
>is English. Submissions are accepted throughout the year. E-mail
>submissions are accepted at [log in to unmask] where they will be
>vetted by the editor and assigned to editorial board members for
>blind peer review.  Hardcopy submissions should be sent with a
>softcopy on CD to:
>
>   Brian David Phillips, PhD, CH
>   Editor, Journal of Interactive Drama
>   Department of English
>   National Chengchi University
>   64 Chinan Road, Section 2
>   Mucha
>   Taipei 116
>   Taiwan
>
>Include a cover page with your submission containing Your Name,
>Qualifications and Rank, Institutional Affiliation, Address, Email,
>Telephone, and a copy of the abstract for the submission.  Please
>also attach a brief authorÝs biography of 150-250 words to be
>included in the contributorÝs notes section of the published
>journal.  The text of your submission should not have any
>identifying features.
>
>Questions regarding the journal can be addressed to the Editor at
>[log in to unmask]
>
>Visit http://www.rpg.net/larp/journal/index.html for more information.
>
>
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>
>Journal of Interactive Drama
>
>Notes for Contributors
>
>E-mail submissions are accepted at [log in to unmask]  Hardcopy
>submissions should be sent with a softcopy on CD to:
>
>   Brian David Phillips, PhD, CH
>   Editor, Journal of Interactive Drama
>   Department of English
>   National Chengchi University
>   64 Chinan Road, Section 2
>   Mucha
>   Taipei 116
>   Taiwan
>
>Journal of Interactive Drama is a peer-reviewed journal which
>publishes one volume per year, with two to three issues per volume.
>Both Microsoft Word (6.0 or above) and txt files are acceptable.
>Once received, manuscripts will be sent to reviewers immediately.
>
>1. Manuscripts submitted to Journal of Interactive Drama should
>follow the style sheet of the current MLA Handbook as appropriate.
>Scenario submissions may use informal formatting conventions as long
>as they stay within the guidelines here.
>2. If your submission has notes, please use footnotes, not endnotes.
>3. The font used is Times New Roman (12pt) ˝ creative pieces, such
>as scenarios, may use other font sizes but should stay within the
>same font type.  Please do not use columns in your piece.
>4. Use a separate sheet to include your name, title, affiliated
>institution, and contact information (email) as well as a brief
>authorÝs biography of 150-250 words to be included in the
>contributorÝs notes.
>5. Include a brief summary or abstract of the submission.
>6. If you use illustrations or photographs, you must include all
>pertinent information as well as statements of permissions and
>copyrights to demonstrate you have the rights to include the images
>and that they may be published within the Journal of Interactive
>Drama under the same online and print rights as the accompanying
>paper.  In the event of rights disputes, the author is responsible
>and liable for any material included in that authorÝs submission.
>
>Publishers wishing their books, products, or other materials
>reviewed may send hard or soft review copies to the editor's address
>above and a reviewer will be assigned.
>
>The journal is published online at http://www.rpg.net/larp/journal
>
>Questions regarding the journal can be addressed to the Editor at
>[log in to unmask]

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