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Emotion and the Self in Games

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We're doing an academic study of digital cinema and would love to hear your thoughts! Visit http://www.digitalcinema.ca

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, September 3, 2013 9:40 PM


Christy Dena:  "There are some books that carry you along a journey until your tears make it impossible to read. Films and television shows, too. Games evoke emotion in a similar way to non-interactive works, with some exceptions – the greatest difference being emotion facilitated through action" ...

Henrik Safegaard - Cloneartist's curator insight, September 4, 2013 1:19 AM

The poet, novelist, screenwriter, playwright and games writer will find similar rhetorical devices being applied in different ways.

 

What sort of emotions am I talking about? In his essay on emotion in film, film theorist Ed Tan speaks about the difference between what he describes as ‘artefact emotion’ and ‘fiction emotion’ (Tan). Artefact emotions are ‘non-empathetic’ and occur in response to sensory pleasures such as the appearance of the actors, costumes, scenery, and special effects.

 

If you are working with any kind of story telling this is very interesting reading. Click for full article.

RainboWillis's curator insight, September 4, 2013 4:44 PM

VERY engrossing, well written and visually compelling explication of the narrative power/structure in a very, very good game: Journey. 

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Dr Christy Dena explains the evolving use of transmedia in education

Dr Christy Dena explains the evolving use of transmedia in education | Digital Cinema - Transmedia | Scoop.it

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We're doing an academic study of digital cinema and would love to hear your thoughts! Visit http://www.digitalcinema.ca

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, August 26, 2013 6:41 PM


This is a two part blog series ...


1. Transmedia stories and games explained:  "Opportunity abounds in the area of ‘transmedia projects’, or stories and games that span more than one medium or artform."


2. Opening the door to transmedia projects:  "In what follows I’ll share some of the design guidelines I’ve come to after running transmedia courses for years as a practitioner, and also as an educator for industry professionals and undergraduate students."

leon portman's curator insight, August 27, 2013 11:29 AM

Ok