Articles tagged play

Endless Play, Endlessly Pursued Goals, and Just Remember: “Don’t Starve”

This is a game that provokes only existential angst in me through its reflection of endless maintenance within a system. I feel like if Franz Kafka had created a game, this would be exactly his kind of game.

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Watching People Watching People Play

“Watching” Bioshock was as interactive an experience as playing the game. The experience became a communal act of play. People screamed, people laughed, people offered advice, people criticized play, people debated choices that needed to be made, and I remembered why I play.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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