Scaping a Re-Birth

  RUNESCAPE AND NOSTALGIA Through audio-visuals and text I will be exploring how nostalgia can revive a games popularity or ruin its evolution potential. specifically exploring the question of; why bringing back an outdated version of a game result in more response and play time? leading to the re-birth or division of a gaming community. … Continue reading Scaping a Re-Birth

BCM215 DA CONEXTUAL

Contextual ESSAY “Digital culture of today is becoming increasingly a field of retrospective” (Suominen, 2007) Game culture is constantly evolving, so how is it that bringing back an outdated version of a game, save its dwindling number of players. Throughout this Digital Artefact I explored the online game phenomenon RuneScape, and more specifically, how nostalgia … Continue reading BCM215 DA CONEXTUAL

Gambiling with CandyCrush

Throughout this blog and podcast we will be discussing the potential implications of Candy Crush mobile games and well as the moral panic that surrounds the game. To critically analyse potential implications we need to first understand the hardware of the game and the technology that surrounds it as well as its economic background. TECHNOLOGICAL … Continue reading Gambiling with CandyCrush

Critical Reflection Pt.2

First comment Overview of pitch: Blog posts and a short YouTube video on the role that female characters play in GTA Comment: https://notsteffharris.wordpress.com/2019/09/20/bcm215-da-beta/ Reflection  Based on my initial critical reflection on comments I wanted to ensure that I became more involved in providing links that would directly assist the issues that the developer was enduring. … Continue reading Critical Reflection Pt.2

A Critical Reflection

First comment Overview of pitch: A blog series exploring artificial intelligence in video games, for example discussing AI as the future of gaming. Comment: https://tgoldsmithblog.wordpress.com/2019/08/16/human-what-do-we-want-computer-natural-language-processing-human-when-do-we-want-it-computer-when-do-we-want-what/ Reflection: I wanted to provide some further information on AI technologies, AI is a complex topic and the more information that's available to that person to incorporate into their project the … Continue reading A Critical Reflection

Scaping a Re-birth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHuIxGRhfao “Digital culture of today is becoming increasingly a field of retrospective” (Suominen, 2007) Game culture is constantly evolving, so how is it that bringing back an outdated version of a game, save its dwindling number of players. Throughout this digital artefact I’d like to explore how nostalgia can revive a games popularity or ruin … Continue reading Scaping a Re-birth