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Writing video games: can narrative be as important as gameplay?

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, February 21, 2:08 PM


Grant Howitt:  "Narrative is becoming more important to the gaming experience, with writers arguing that they take interactivity to a whole new level" ...

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Pride and Prejudice at 200: is it time for a video game?

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Keith Stuart: Jane Austen's novel is effectively all about systems and subterfuge; so we're halfway there already

 


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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, January 30, 2013 4:32 AM

In honour of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice ....

Deanya Lattimore Schempp's curator insight, January 30, 2013 7:35 AM

Well, people are already playing these kinds of immersive world games in Second Life, and people are already studying the effects of "levelling up" social relationships within world games like Second Life.  This writer might want to check out 1920s Berlin in SL or the new Russian historical sim, or one of the many French courts in which one may learn and practice courtly manners.

And besides, Red Dwarf already had "Pride and Prejudice Land" in 1997, and Kryten was able to win the game with a bulldozer...

Binary Racoon's curator insight, January 31, 2013 9:23 AM

i believe so. yes. Just look at the success of The Walking Dead game, and you will understand that the medium is ready for more interactive drama.

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TYPE:RIDER Video game, documentary and transmedia

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Type:Rider is a multiplatform game whose name evokes its basic plan, a mix of mechanical writing (“type” of the typewriter) with the idea of a race (the “rider”).


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Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, April 12, 2013 12:18 AM

Gamification is the new Mantra for elearning!

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Ann Vega's curator insight, April 15, 2013 1:53 PM

Intriguing concept - the video introduction is great.