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Game 4 | Escape From Spiderhead: THE GAME

Escape From SpiderHead: THE GAME [document]

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Game 3 | Crimson Snow

Crimson Snow Document

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Narrative Game Idea

Proposal | Narrative Game Idea

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Reading Response 7

1) Explain the terms diegetic and extra diegetic as used in “A Touch of Medieval ”. The term diegetic as used in “A Touch of Medieval” refers to narrative and interface elements that are solely in the game and the game’s story, … Continue reading

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Reading Response 6

1. The chapter in ROP examines a critical debate in game design – the role, function and definition of “narrative” in games. 1. A) Describe, from your own game playing experience, an example of what would make up the embedded … Continue reading

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Polemical Game Idea II

point of view II | Cliff Simmons DISCLAIMER: I have decided to not continue making a game based off of the first point of view that I had presented Friday, May 5 .  This decision was not made out of … Continue reading

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Polemical Game Idea

Polemical Game Idea

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Reading Response 5

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Game 2 | Katamari Damashii Battle Royale

KatamariDamashiiBattleRoyale

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Reading Response 3 (do not count)

1. Creating a perfectly level playing field is a complicated challenge. 1a): Describe a game that you believe is perfectly balanced (provides a perfectly level playing field). I agree with Callois that fairness is impossible when it comes to non-digital … Continue reading

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Reading Response 4 (do not count)

1. Summarize the arguments made in paper and the main question posed (You know the one that is the title of the article..) The main argument of Bogost and Paremba’s “Can Games Get Real” is that digital games are a powerful yet underused medium … Continue reading

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Laser Cutting: How To

How to create a Laser Cutter Job: First, you must download the template file to work on.  To download this file, click here. Using this template, you can erase all the information and content on it and start drawing your … Continue reading

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Game 1 | Arach Attack

Arach Attack

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Reading Response 2

Choose a simple game (not found in the reading) and describe its Constitutive Rules, Operational Rules, and (at least 3…) Implicit Rules. I will use the example of a folk card game known as Egyptian Poker.  THE OPERATIONAL RULES FOR … Continue reading

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Reading Response 1

After reading Salen & Zimmerman’s taxonomy of game definitions. explain which definition(s) for game appeals to you most? After reading Salen and Zimmerman’s taxonomy of game definitions, the definition that appealed to me the most was David Parlett’s, Johann Huizinga’s, … Continue reading

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