ARTICLES & ESSAYS
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Adaptive Gameplay Aesthetics: A Disruptive Game Design Framework, is based on Interactive Stories and Video Game Art, with original content and refinements that have arisen since the book was published. Readers will gain in-depth insights into shape language and composition, tracing the lineage of these long-standing techniques from antiquity to contemporary mainstream culture and games. Practical exercises throughout the essay provide design tools for averting ludonarrative dissonance, and demonstrate the shortcomings of the magic circle metaphor, and common misconceptions regarding Marcel Duchamp's teachings on objects and meaning.
All Essays and Articles
• Adaptive Gameplay Aesthetics: A Disruptive Game Design Framework (updated soon)
• Adaptive Gameplay Aesthetics: Framework Walkthrough (coming soon)