Author Archives: Kevin Sinagra
http://www.gamepro.com/article/features/218960/portal-s-glados-as-feminist-icon/ Here’s an interesting article on the female roles in Portal. It goes into detail about Glados and who she represents in society.
Novice game players usually are playing the game or genre of game for the first time or haven’t spent much time playing the game. They are not familiar with all of the controls of the game and don’t know any … Continue reading
http://www.veteranstoday.com/2010/05/18/dr-sally-satel-promotes-virtual-reality-war-games-as-a-treatment-for-ptsd/ We mentioned in class the use of video games and virtual reality to help war veterans with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I found this article online about it. Make sure to read some of the blog comments, I … Continue reading
Yes the title is correct and yes I am a dude. But I did find the feminists reaction to the Tomb Raider game very interesting. The quote I liked best was “Some feminists view Lara the female Frankenstein monster as … Continue reading
1) Adventurous Narrative 2) Verbal Regulations 3) Requires full examination of all elements. Must grasp every detail. 4) Make your own world in your head with limited description given. Must be creative. 5) Text based, no graphics. Kevin Sinagra, … Continue reading
In class on Tuesday we spent almost the whole class playing the interactive fiction game Varicella. This was the second time I’d ever played interactive fiction games, the first being the three games we played before Monday’s class. The first … Continue reading