Nonetheless, there is a powerful sense that the fun of a game and the fun of a story are different in some way. What is that distinction?
I love this post because it goes into depth about the nature of play, gaming and story sharing. It's a great romp through the imagination and another facet about why storytelling is so powerful -- whether you are sharing a business story or just sharing a story with friends.
I've long said that storytelling is deep play. This article explains the how and why of that. The author talks here about the emotions of play he has identified and how that connects to our imagination -- and the imagination of our listeners when we tell a story.
This post is Part 2. Part 1 is about Stories and Games: Art. Can't wait to read that one next!