Doing Things with Video Games

Readings for Monday 11/23

http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/31/5949433/the-cost-of-a-game-studio http://www.creativebloq.com/3d/oculus-rift-911-simulator-leaves-vr-world-stunned-101517562 http://motherboard.vice.com/read/philip-k-dicks-life-is-turning-into-a-video-game http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/uclas-game-art-festival-presses-all-the-right-buttons?utm_source=tcpfbus http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/lowbrow-indie-gaming-meets-highbrow-art-with-jim-munroe http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/en_uk/blog/how-to-build-a-life-sized-universe-using-math?utm_source=mbfb

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Gamification articles to read and watch for Wednesday 10/14

Can Gaming Transform your Life How Gamefication is going to change the workplace. Gamification and Education infographic Transform your Call Center!!! Gaming can make a better world! Gamification is Bullsh*t Pro Gaming as game content?  

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game making resources

Free tools for game making   h/t Liam $6 gets you Gamemaker Studio Pro h/t Joseph

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a new game as promised — September 17th

Punch the Chimp All files for this line by line examination of  “Punch the Chimp” are available in the pygame module folder in python. In the pygame module folder there is an examples folder that contains the chimp.py file, and

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Bricks!

Bricks

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For Monday 8/31

Using Twine or Inform 7 create a text adventure that effectively translates a contemporary game experience to a text based experience preferably with some form of commentary on either the text translation or the original game experience. Links to these authoring

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reading for 8/26 class

Read  the following 2 articles for Wednesday’s class. Lopes, Dominic – Computer Art ch. 3 Lopes, Dominic – Computer Art ch. 7 – Atari To Art

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Game Authoring options

Twine Scratch Gamemaker 8.0 Inform 7 Ren’py Pygame KlickNPlay  

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Arts 389/425/525 syllabus

VideoGamessylabus

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