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Katamari Game

  Katamari Catastrophe   The goal of the game is to be the player who collects the most pieces of the city. Each player will get to “roll” through the city colleting as much as possible while the city manager … Continue reading

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The “Spiderhead” Expirement

  Players- 3- 8   Game Pieces- 8 player cards, 50 tokens, 60 cards, 1 piece of paper, timer.   In this game you will venture into the “spiderhead” laboratories and join Dr. Abnesti as he attempts his trials on … Continue reading

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reading response 7

  1)    The diegetic part of a game are the elements of the plot that realte to the context of the game. In this example of medieval world of MMORPG’s it is al the easily identifiable aspects of medieval life … Continue reading

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reading response 6

  1)    The concept of  embedded verses emergent narrative is a difficult one to grasp in modern gaming culture. In the world of video games, which are pretty much the standard by which games are measured today the embedded narrative, … Continue reading

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reading response 4

  1)    this article investigates the validity of games as a documentary which are meant to simulate real life events. These games are seen as falling somewhat short simply because as a game they fail to fully grab the player … Continue reading

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The Lockout Game Concept

The NFL Lockout Greed, greed, greed that’s what the NFL lockout game is all about. This game pits the players against the owners in a all out battle for the bigger slice of the pie. The game give the players … Continue reading

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Review of Paul

Review of the Journey of Paul. Im glad that the real life journeys of Paul were very successful because this game is the furthest thing from that. This game struggles to even be called a game in my opinion, it … Continue reading

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Reading Response 3

1. a) It is very rare to find a game that offers a completely level playing field but there area few that manage to accomplish it on at least some level. Games like chess and checkers offer extreme symetry and … Continue reading

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Smack Talk Smack Down Rules

Smack Talk Smack Down Rules

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Response 1

Christian Pedersen 3/31/2011   Week 1 1 – I find that Bernard Suits’ definition of gaming is the best because not only is it responding to the physicality of the board and game but also it addresses the meta-physical aspect … Continue reading

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