This week the Moving Pixels podcast crew discuss how gamers are taught to play. We discuss the effectiveness and ineffectiveness of game tutorials, revisit consideration of the game manual, and generally think about how game tutorials and other forms of learning effect the gameplay experience.
This podcast is also available via iTunes.
Additional discussion of video game tutorials:
Active Learning: The Pedagogy of the Game Tutorial by G. Christopher Williams
Good Tutorials by L.B. Jeffries
Learning from Loading Screens: The Pedagogy of Bayonetta by G. Christopher Williams
Building a Better Murderer by G. Christopher Williams
Our podcast contributors:
Nick Dinicola is also a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog.
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