Author Archives: Stephanie
I found a website, called Gamecola, that gives out awards to new games annually. In 2007, Portal won several awards, including: Best new character: GlaDOS, Most Innovative, and Most deserving of a sequel. Mission: accomplished.
I think the main difference between expert versus novice game players in general is intensity. Expert players obviously play more often, so they have more invested in the games. They invest more time, thought, and emotions into their favorite games. … Continue reading
I played Game, Game, Game, and again Game and I thought about Galloway’s chapter about “countergaming”, and I started thinking about how the the six differences he listed apply to this game. Some of the things Galloway listed were very … Continue reading
I had some trouble understanding Galloway’s description on pages 65-67 of how video games and cinema differ in the definition of time. He says that video games can be paused, sped up, slowed down, and restarted. But movies can do … Continue reading