Tag: ludology

Jon McKenzie's response (excerpt)

2004-01-09

An appreciative reply that measures the incline of Henry Jenkins’ middle ground.

Towards Computer Game Studies

2004-05-22

Literature scholars eager to understand gaming have made early inroads. Markku Eskelinen sets up serious checkpoints.

Julian Raul Kucklich responds

2004-06-24

Julian Raul Kucklich points out the virtues of interdisciplinarity cooperation for ludologists.

All in the Game: The Wire, Serial Storytelling, and Procedural Logic

2011-03-18

Jason Mittell calls David Simon’s bluff: to what degree is The Wire really like a “televised novel”? To what degree is it more like a video game? Why not classify it as what it really is - a genre-spawning “masterpiece” in the medium of television.

Markku Eskelinen's response to Julian Raul Kucklich

2004-10-19

Markku Eskelinen reiterates the bounds of ludology.

Brenda Laurel's response (excerpt)

2004-04-02

Brenda Laurel takes a turn at the rules of operation for Interactive Fiction.

Narrative, Interactivity, Play, and Games

2004-07-07

Eric Zimmerman whips “four naughty concepts” into disciplinary shape.

Game Theories

2004-07-11

It’s “Game Time.” Here in section four we see what the dynamics of time and space have to do with the games people play.

Videogames of the Oppressed

2004-06-24

Gonzalo Frasca’s proposal for videogames that address “critical thinking, education, tolerance, and other trivial issues.”

Henry Jenkins responds in turn

2004-01-09

Casting the ludology vs. narratology debate as a game in itself, Henry Jenkins brings Bible gardens and the duck-billed platypus into this defense of hybridity.

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