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“Can Games Get Real”    Week 4 Reading Notes

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Reading Response 4

READING RESPONSE 4:   1.     The author argues that documentary games are an emerging genre, and are a new explorative take on the classic narrative/education hybrid of the documentary.  There is a vagary pertaining to whether one can appropriately balance … Continue reading

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  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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Reading Response 4

1. This article argues the validity of video games known as “documentary games”. Documentary games are meant to simulate real life events. A major argument made in the article is how “documentary”-like are these games. A way they argue this … Continue reading

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Reading Response 5 | Xiaotian Chen

The article talks about documentary game. It is an emerging genre. Usually a documentary work articulate an actuality. More than film, a documentary game need to generate events bearing a plausible relation to reality. Documentary is also a kind of … Continue reading

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Response 4

  games are a completely different medium from say text or film. As such, there are certain points at which a game cannot “get real”. That said, this is not to say that games cannot be used as a means … Continue reading

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Kevin | Reading Response 4

1| In this week’s article, the author goes and tries to define the new contemporary type of game that is categorized as a “documentary game.” These games are games that incorporate real life events and successfully fuse them into a … Continue reading

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reading note #4

This article discusses an emerging game genre called “documentary game”, which incorporates real images/films/events/places or people and present them in the form of video game. The author was trying to questioning if “documentary game” is a independent game genre and … Continue reading

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Reading response 4

1. The article discusses the creation of some contemporary “games” that refer to subjects, events or places in the real world, often called “documentary games.” This includes games like Call of Duty. The questions that are posed are whether or … Continue reading

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Reading Response 4

1. In the article, the authors unsurprisingly talk about the idea of game becoming real. Specifically, they talk about how some games are moving from a strictly fictional entertainment medium into a non fiction genre with real ideas that the game … 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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Reading Response 4

1. Summarize the arguments made in paper re the main questionposed (You know the one that is the title of the article..) This article talks about documentary, or documentary-inspired, games. It compares and contrasts documentaries in games to those in … Continue reading

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Reading Response 4

In this article, the author treats games with a more realistic point of view and compares them with the real world.  He starts by pointing out that game themes were originally made to represent the real world.  He compares them … 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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Reading Response 4

1. The paper asks “Can games get real?” and presents a few arguments that games are getting real. The authors claim that most games, particularly video games, have fallen into many categories but the documentary genre. They then go on … Continue reading

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Reading Response W5

Questions: 1. Summarize the arguments made in paper re the main questionposed (You know the one that is the title of the article..) Can games get real? Real documentaries tend to make impressions on their viewer through the elements chosen to be filmed and … Continue reading

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