As stated previously, it is tricky to define what makes a cultural game. I don't agree with a nationalistic view on this, nor do I think this accolade should be linked to money, as it can meddle with the creative process and vision. As a counterpart to the previous post, however, here is what I … Continue reading What Is a Cultural Game – Opinion
Culture is a difficult term to define; in fact, according to Williams, it is "one of the two or three most complicated words in the English language" (Williams, 1983). However, several institutions have attempted to define it for video games. In 2014, the BFI created the Cultural Test for Video Games, enabling studios to get … Continue reading Games and Culture: A National Matter?
~ Clampdown - Game Design (Punk?) Manifesto ~ / Stop spitting on AAA games // Stop dissing designers because they made a shooter you didn't like // Stop feeling superior because a designer "sold out", whatever that means in your textbook little world // Stop turning your nose at entire game genres // Stop looking … Continue reading CLAMPDOWN