The UCLA Game Lab (where I work as a researcher) is profiled by yours truly in the latest issue of Mediascape, UCLA’s Journal of Cinema and Media Studies. My article contemplates how the concept of adaptation—as a biological and cultural imperative—informs game design and play. A number of game lab designers and their games appear in the article, including Vietnam Romance, Classroom Aquatic, Perfect Woman, Objectif, and many others. Check out the complete article at Mediascape.
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- “The beginning of a revolution in thought:” Remembering Ralph Baer, father of the videogame