Subway Surfers: Structural Analysis of Participation

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Subway Surfers is a video game where the goal is to reach the furthest distance. By means of running, ‘jumping’, ‘sliding’, and ‘surfing’, your avatar collects coins on a path. Additionally you need… Continue reading

FARMVILLE: STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF PARTICIPATION

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The present post is an analysis of the videogame FarmVille in relation to the elements by which participation is organized proposed by Hamlet Murray. FarmVille is a simulation videogame distributed via social networks… Continue reading

Saving the Galaxy with Commander Keen: A Structural Analysis of Participation

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This week´s assignment is to analyze a video game considering how a player is immersed into the game. Using Murray´s five immersion aspects, the game “Commander Keen” will be viewed from the perspectives… Continue reading

Blogpost V: Structural Analysis of Participation

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Structural Analysis of Participation – Choose 1 video game – Briefly describe the game – Analyze how the game organizes participation using Murray’s 5 immersion aspects (immersive visit, creation of belief, the mask,… Continue reading

WALLS: ADVENTURE X PURE PUZZLE

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The present analysis saw us designing an adventure game and then switching that genre to a traditional puzzle approach one. We first define and analyze each separate genre, then we define and categorize… Continue reading

Visual game design – A switch between Platformer and RPG

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By Kaka, Nicole & Lotte The assignment of this week has everything to do with video game genres. According to Arsenault (151) the problem with genres is that generalizations and heterogeneousness are inevitable.… Continue reading

Assignment: Birth of a Genre?

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Deadline: 13 November Step 1 : Pick a genre in groups of 3 Step 2: Analysis  How do we recognize, define and categorize that genre? What are the game aesthetics? Does the genre depend… Continue reading

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Football vs. Football video games Remediation of a non-digital game; Football – A comparative Analysis   Ana Flavia Ferreira Silva             As we can clearly see today, digital gaming is growing at… Continue reading

Playing house with the Sims

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The Sims is a game that needs no lengthy introduction, it has been such a success that most people with any gaming history for the past 12 years know of its existence, and… Continue reading

Monopoly with board, Doreamon or StarWars

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This time I would like to compare 3 version of the well-known game Monopoly. The main focus is to understand how the core gameplay element is transfer and how the shell is built… Continue reading