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Textural Videogames: Universes of Emotional Experience By Playing The Game
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In 2014, Playing The Game presented the third edition of its yearly event within Pirelli HangarBicocca’s prestigious area. The core of the event was a selection of videogames belonging to a... More > 30-year span of time that defied the most typical videogame criteria: the accumulation of points and the passing of levels. The book “Textural Videogames: Universes of Emotional Experience” includes interviews carried out with independent videogames developers whose works were exhibited at the HangarBicocca together with a section dedicated to critical essays. With this work, Playing The Game wants to be at the forefront in witnessing the new perspective through which the videogame is looked at, one perfectly represented by the thriving production of independent videogames that go beyond the cultural imperative of the accumulation of points to become environmental software, emphasizing exploration and experience.< Less
2016 Calendar Illustrations v.2 By Gifted at Play
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This calendar was put together to promote Gifted at Play, LLC products and services.These drawings highlights our location, community and program services in the village Monticello located in the... More > town of Thompson, Sullivan County, New York, United States. The village was named after the residence of Thomas Jefferson.< Less
Dancing With Nature By Playing Dragon
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A little girl’s world shatters when her parents split up. Left to see her mother only for short visits, the girl often cries herself to sleep. But when her father marries another woman,... More > everything changes for the girl.   One day, after her mother and stepmother argued, the little girl’s mother disappears what seems like forever. Now in the care of her strict stepmother, the girl daydreams about her mother all the time. She searches for her in the grocery store. She thinks about her when she eats her cereal. She cries for her when she is alone. Sadly, the little girl must face the realization that her mother may never come back. With no one to turn to for help, the girl soon finds comfort in the beauty of the natural world as the trees, flowers, and ocean inspire her to live with joy, dance, and dream again.   Dancing With Nature is the touching story of a sad little girl from a broken home that discovers inspiration and happiness through her beautiful surroundings.< Less
Dancing With Nature By Playing Dragon
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A little girl’s world shatters when her parents split up. Left to see her mother only for short visits, the girl often cries herself to sleep. But when her father marries another woman,... More > everything changes for the girl.   One day, after her mother and stepmother argued, the little girl’s mother disappears what seems like forever. Now in the care of her strict stepmother, the girl daydreams about her mother all the time. She searches for her in the grocery store. She thinks about her when she eats her cereal. She cries for her when she is alone. Sadly, the little girl must face the realization that her mother may never come back. With no one to turn to for help, the girl soon finds comfort in the beauty of the natural world as the trees, flowers, and ocean inspire her to live with joy, dance, and dream again.   Dancing With Nature is the touching story of a sad little girl from a broken home that discovers inspiration and happiness through her beautiful surroundings.< Less
Playful Mapping in the Digital Age By The Playful Mapping Collective
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From Mah-Jong, to the introduction of Prussian war-games, through to the emergence of location-based play: maps and play share a long and diverse history. This monograph shows how mapping and playing... More > unfold in the digital age, when the relations between these apparently separate tropes are increasingly woven together. Fluid networks of interaction have encouraged a proliferation of hybrid forms of mapping and playing and a rich plethora of contemporary case-studies, ranging from fieldwork, golf, activism and automotive navigation, to pervasive and desktop-based games evidences this trend. Examining these cases shows how mapping and playing can form productive synergies, but also encourages new ways of being, knowing and shaping our everyday lives. The chapters in this book explore how play can be a more than just an object or practice, and instead focus on its potential as a method for understanding maps and spatiality.< Less
The Quiney Affair By A play by Reg Mitchell
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An award-winning drama performed to great acclaim at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Other Place in 2004 and, a one-act version in the RSC’s Fringe Festival of 1997, and a winner in... More > the 1999 West Midland Arts New Writing Festival: ‘A highly accomplished work ... virtually faultless ... provides three substantial roles for women, much more challenging than are found in modern stage drama.’ The Soho Theatre reviewer: ‘incredibly absorbing and entertaining. Warm and unexpectedly moving. Wonderful play, credible characters and dialogue with a very emotional ending out of the blue’.< Less
The Quiney Affair By A play by Reg Mitchell
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An award-winning drama performed to great acclaim at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Other Place in 2004 and, a one-act version in the RSC’s Fringe Festival of 1997, and a winner in... More > the 1999 West Midland Arts New Writing Festival: ‘A highly accomplished work ... virtually faultless ... provides three substantial roles for women, much more challenging than are found in modern stage drama.’ The Soho Theatre reviewer: ‘incredibly absorbing and entertaining. Warm and unexpectedly moving. Wonderful play, credible characters and dialogue with a very emotional ending out of the blue’.< Less
Textural Videogames: Universi per un’Esperienza Emozionale By Playing The Game
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Il libro “Textural Videogames: Universi per un’Esperienza Emozionale”, attraverso saggi ed interviste a sviluppatori e game designer internazionali, ti farà conoscere... More > videogiochi basati sull’atmosfera e sull’esplorazione di universi vivi e pulsanti, che sfidano gli imperativi culturali e le convenzioni più tipiche del mezzo, superando sistemi e logiche improntate sulla quantificazione degli sforzi e delle capacità del giocatore. Playing The Game è un’iniziativa che si sviluppa intorno al dialogo fra videogiochi, arti e culture. Nel 2014 ha presentato Textural Videogames all’interno di Pirelli HangarBicocca in occasione dell’apertura di Milan Games Week. Le tematiche affrontate dall’evento, sono state ulteriormente indagate grazie a questo libro. Con Textural Videogames, Playing The Game vuole essere in prima linea nel testimoniare la prospettiva nuova dalla quale si comincia a guardare il medium, perfettamente rappresentata dalla fiorente produzione di videogiochi indipendenti.< Less
Plays By Dennis Thurston
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Nativi Videoludici: quella strana nostalgia per gli anni Novanta By Playing The Game
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“Nativi Videoludici” raccogliere sogni e speranze delle generazioni cresciute negli anni ’90. Il libro è suddiviso in tre parti, la prima è costituita dai testi... More > autobiografici, scritti dai più stimati “insider” della scena videoludica italiana, che si sono messi a nudo per noi, condividendo le loro esperienze legate a quel decennio. Il flusso di ricordi continua nella seconda parte del libro, grazie alle interviste rilasciate dai: “Nativi Videoludici”. Si tratta dei nati negli anni ’90, entrati in contatto con il videogioco fin dagli albori della loro esistenza. Queste persone ci raccontano l’evoluzione del loro rapporto con i videogame, dalla fanciullezza all’età adulta. Concludiamo questo viaggio con una triade di saggi, atti ad approfondire in modo lucido aspetti correlati al videogioco nella cornice temporale in oggetto, dai rapporti che intercorrono tra il medium e gli altri artefatti culturali, alla messa a fuoco dell’evoluzione dei suoi generi, avvenuta durante quel decennio che ha cambiato la storia.< Less