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stories in between: narratives and mediums @ play By Drew Davidson
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stories in between: narratives and mediums @ play is a unique text exploring the interplay between stories and media. The discussion focuses around the Myst narrative as it moves across media from... More > games to books to comics to games. Along the way, the text also discusses the Sandman comics, and the hypermedia of Ultima Online and MitterNachtSpiel. This text was created hypertextually to exist online as a website with an inter-related book. Also, it has been released under a under a Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike2.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/. Readers are encouraged to share and create work based on this text. The website can be viewed at: http://www.etc.cmu.edu/etcpress/< Less
Well Played 1.0: Video Games, Value and Meaning By Drew Davidson, et al.
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Video games can be “well played” in two senses. On the one hand, well played is to games as well read is to books. On the other hand, well played as in well done. This book is full of... More > in-depth close readings of video games that parse out the various meanings to be found in the experience of playing a game. 22 contributors (developers, scholars, reviewers and bloggers) look at video games through both senses of “well played.” The goal is to help develop and define a literacy of games as well as a sense of their value as an experience. Video games are a complex medium that merits careful interpretation and insightful analysis.< Less
stories in between: narratives and mediums @ play By Drew Davidson
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stories in between: narratives and mediums @ play is a unique text exploring the interplay between stories and media. The discussion focuses around the Myst narrative as it moves across media from... More > games to books to comics to games. Along the way, the text also discusses the Sandman comics, and the hypermedia of Ultima Online and MitterNachtSpiel. This text was created hypertextually to exist online as a website with an inter-related book. Also, it has been released under a under a Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike2.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/. Readers are encouraged to share and create work based on this text. The website can be viewed at: http://www.etc.cmu.edu/etcpress/< Less