VG boundaries 4

When choices go from turning pages to triggering logic gates

I couldn’t help but smile when MP presented a choose your own adventure (CYOA) novel to read as part of the introduction to the vgboundaries course. Is there anything more … Continue reading

May 18, 2015

Voice Acting in Videogames: An Economic Constraint on Creativity

I really love RPGs. They are my favorite type of video game, and my love affair with them began with the Elder Scrolls: Morrowind on the original Xbox when I … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Representation & Coding: Professor Harrell’s Talk

Professor Harrell’s talk was very, very important to me. The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind was one of my first proper roleplaying games that I ever tried, a game with the option … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Brianna Wu & Empathy

Brianna Wu’s talk carried a lot of really important messages, but I think among the most fundamental for people here and on the internet to realize was that Empathy is … Continue reading

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Sexism & The Witcher

I have to say that as a fan of the Witcher games, the casual sexism that leaks into them has always seemed really peculiar. A series of RPGs developed by … Continue reading

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The Trip to Quarters

Quarters was a fascinating experience for me, reminding me of when I was much younger going to the arcade on Coney Island in New York City. There, I played very … Continue reading

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Life is Strange & Dontnod Entertainment

Life is Strange is a pretty cool game. The second outing of the fledgeling studio Dontnod Entertainment, you can clearly see the same design philosophy that surrounded Remember Me on … Continue reading

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