Bogost - Obamacare: the Videogame →
The problem is this: neither the Obama White House nor the Obama campaign will make such a game. That’s not because the designs are bad; ironically, it’s because they are good. As I’ve argued before, the representation of policy choices and their outcomes is anathema to politics, because the latter is concerned more with politicking than with policy, with campaigning over legislating. This is a...
Puerility makes everything into a game, even things that are not games, even...– An A B C of Puerility: Anderson, Britten, Crane – The New Inquiry
Gamers get hella uncomfortable over male sexuality too. Can you imagine a “good...– a forum post I read recently, trying to give a solid example of what ‘male objectification in gaming ’ would actually look like if it was anything equivalent to current female objectification in gaming. (via nothingbutsurrender) I think I reblogged this before, but I’m just gonna reblog it again. ...
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You once described the inventor’s life as “one of failure.” How so? I made...– Sir James Dyson on invention and failure, corroborating the creativity isn’t a Eureka! moment so much as persistent iteration and trasformation. Also see other famous creators on the fear of failure. (via explore-blog)
Mercifully, for the average Facebook user, Farmville continues to decline - from...– Why Zynga is Shedding Users
Mostly, videogames are about men shooting men in the face. Sometimes they are...– Anna Anthropy (2012)- Rise of the Videogame Zinesters Happy to get the opportunity to start reading this today. It’s already great. (via dropouthangoutspaceout) I’m reading this as well, in conjunction with a bunch of object oriented ontology and programming books. (via notational) It’s on...
Your brain, just brighter. Improve brain health and performance. Brain training...– Brain Games & Brain Training - Lumosity origin point for the Brainiest City map making the rounds.
Enter Move the Turtle, a graphical app for the iPhone and iPad for beginners to...– “Learn to Program With Move The Turtle,” Wired. (via lifeandcode)
The video games you play with your mind - The Week →
smarterplanet: Companies like NeuroSky Inc., and Emotiv Systems are developing consumer-grade headsets that read the brain’s electrical signals to control onscreen action POSTED ON MAY 31, 2012, AT 7:43 AM A new head-mounted controller allows users to control the video games they play with their brainwaves — and only at a cost of $130. Photo: neurosky.comSEE ALL 52 PHOTOS The gaming...
Videogames have long used certain styles of combat, controls, competitive or...– Kellee Santiago (via notgames)