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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Anticipation and Expectation in Game Marketing: The Art of “Anti-Hype”

// Moving Pixels

"Watch the trailer for No Man's Sky and then for Frostpunk. There is a clear difference in the kind of expectations each creates in its audience.

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