Category Archives: genres

Daniel Floyd on Sex in Video Games

After my slightly all over the shop rant the other day about moral panics, sex and violence in video games, it’s nice to see someone explaining it all much better. Daniel Floyd is a professor at Savannah College of Art … Continue reading

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Alternate Reality Games and an idea for mobile gaming

Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) take a cross media approach to game play and attempt to bring the action more into the player’s day to day life. Wikipedia says that: An alternate reality game (ARG) is an interactive narrative that uses … Continue reading

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The Computer Game Design Course – Jim Thompson, Barnaby Berbank-Green and Nic Cusworth

I’m currently working my way through The Computer Game Design Course, an interesting looking guide to some of the concepts that underpin computer games. I haven’t gotten far through it yet – still looking at game genres and history mainly … Continue reading

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