Breaking suspension of disbelief

I find that I use the term “breaking suspension of disbelief” a lot when I write about design, because I think suspension of disbelief is one of the bedrock principles of interactive entertainment, especially the story-based kind I’m interested in. Every once in a while I get really, really annoyed by the fact that I am constantly using a triple negation… There’s a good reason for it, apart from the fact it’s a relatively common term… but it’s still cumbersome.

(There’s more on suspension of disbelief here.)

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