Articles tagged ludonarrative dissonance

“We’re shitty people, Joel.”

We demand much from the world while rarely giving anything back. We steal from homes, we kill civilians, we decimate entire towns, and we break economies. We're gamers.

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‘Dragon Age: Origins’ and A Few Notes on Class

In games, we always play as middle class. We just occasionally start out in peasant drag.

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Puzzle Quest: Embracing the Dissonance

Examining exactly why 2007's Puzzle Quest was such a success.

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A defense of the narrative elements in Gears of War 2.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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