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Final Board Game Rules

One Way Out One Way Out pdf

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Narrative Game Idea

Game Design 4

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Reading Response 7

1) Explain the terms diegetic and extra diegetic as used in “A Touch of Medieval ”. Diegetic elements are used to describe aspects of the narrative that were intended and purposeful. They are used to eliminate obvious technological aspects of the game … Continue reading

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Reading Response 6

1.   Describe, from your own game playing experience, an example of what would make up the embedded narrative and the emergent narrative in a particular game. One game that I enjoyed playing that used both of these types of narrative … Continue reading

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Polemical Game Final Rules

Polemical Game Rules

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Polemical Game Idea

Reality After Reality   Story: The game takes place for several reality TV “stars” after their shows are cancelled. All of the characters in the game are talentless and now jobless. With a lack of education and common sense these … Continue reading

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Polemical Game Review

The game I chose to play for this assignment is Darfur is Dying. It allows the player to take on the role of various characters attempting to survive in Darfur against a variety of hazardous conditions and in general a … Continue reading

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Reading Response 4

1. Summarize the arguments made in paper re the main question posed (You know the one that is the title of the article..) In the article “Can Games Get Real”, the author describes the evolution of games into a more non-fiction genre. He discusses … Continue reading

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Sumo-Mari Rules

Sumo-Mari Rules

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Reading Response 3

1a.  Checkers is a game that has a perfectly balanced playing field. All of the pieces are equivalent to start and they are arranged in the same way on both sides of the board. This creates a setup that is … Continue reading

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Archery Assault Rules

Archery Assault Rules

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Reading Response 2

Question 1 Go Fish Operational rules: 1.      One of the players shuffles the deck of cards and deals seven cards to each player 2.      The remaining cards are placed in a pile in the center of the players to be … Continue reading

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Reading Response 1

Chris St. Jacques Reading Notes Chapter 7   1. After reading Salen & Zimmerman’s taxonomy of game definitions. explain which definition(s) for game appeals to you most?   The first definition provided by the historian David Parlett is the definition … Continue reading

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