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1

Name 3 aspects of videogames

Play
Interactivity
Rules

2

Name the Six Videogame Aesthetics

Perspective
Characters
Geography
Scroll
Realism
Narrative

3

Perspective (videogame)

First Person/Third Person

4

Characters (videogame)

Selection/Customization
Identity (similar or different)
Character Design (race, gender, abilities appearance)

5

Geography (videogames)

Similar or different to our world (laws of physics)

6

Scroll (videogames)

Time - explored at your own rate or the rate the game provides

7

Realism (videogames)

Photorealsim/Caricature

8

Narrative (videogames)

Story
-cutscene/cinematic
-linear/branching progression
-no story

9

Kurt Squire

Video games are sites for studying interactive digital texts
-choices
-exploration
-skill progression