I believe that video games are art, and therefore always enjoy comparisons between games and more "traditional" art forms and associated trends. This would include post-modernism, a movement that can described as: "often funny, tongue-in-cheek or ludicrous; it can be confrontational and controversial, challenging the boundaries of taste; but most crucially, it reflects a self-awareness … Continue reading Post-Modernism: A Solid Snake
When I tell people I study games design, I usually get a positive reaction: "Oh that's great! So... It's about making good games, right?". Well, is it? Games design is one of these disciplines that most people understand, but struggle to define. "Making good games", "coming-up with concepts", "owning the game experience"... What's the right … Continue reading What is Games Design?