Civilization 6 is a turn-based strategy game letting the player pick a historical leader and lead their cities and people to world domination. From a randomised map the player must micromanage their empire and manage their random AI neighbours and frenemies wisely. Are these mechanics enough to call Civilization 6 an emergent game? … Continue reading Is Civilization 6 an Emergent Game?
What is realism in games? One might think of it as the way games' graphics mimic reality - in other words, their pictorial realism. However, in games as in other forms of art, realism can have many forms beyond a simple illusion of reality. Enter social realism. Social realism can be defined as "the realistic … Continue reading Social Realism in Games