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For some reason (probably because we are all on the site at the same time), nothing I try to add to The Portal Exhibit is showing up! Very frustrating. So, I am going to put what I wrote on here to … Continue reading
My group thought that it would be kind of cool to arrange the exhibits in a manner similar to the gameplay of Portal. So, consistent with the 19 Test Chambers of the game, I tried to come up with 19 … Continue reading
We can think of countergames as anti-games, or games that are everything that games aren’t supposed to be. In his essay on “Countergaming,” Alexander Galloway outlines six differences between conventional videogames and countergames: Transparency versus foregrounding Gameplay versus aestheticism Representational … Continue reading
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Here are a few tips on using Stella, the Atari 2600 emulator you need to install on your computer in order to play a few of the required games this semester, such as Combat. First you need to get Stella … Continue reading