This episode of Off Book takes a very precise look at the movement of games in society right now. This very well produced video touches on many of the ideas we discussed as we put these shows together and not surprisingly features references to several games featured in Learn to Play and Craft & Punishment.
“Video games are more important than they seem. They are a storytelling medium, a place for self-expression. The age-old tradition of gaming teaches us strategy, maneuvering, and the importance of making choices. From the cinematic experiences of mainstream gaming, to the hyper-personal environments of indie games, gaming activity defines the way we live and interact with information, and each other.”
Featuring: Eric Zimmerman, Jesper Juul, Game Studies Scholar, Leigh Alexander, and Syed Salahuddin
Music by: 4mat, The Shortsleeves, Trash80,
Producer: Kornhaber Brown
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