Gameplay, Emotions and Narrative

Independent Games Experienced

by Katarzyna Marak, Mi Markocki, Dariusz Brzostek

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Book Description

This book is devoted to emotional and narrative immersion in the experience of gameplay. The focus of our research is the complex interplay between the story and mechanics in digital games. Our goal is to demonstrate how the narrative and the ludic elements together can form unique player experiences. The volume is a collection of case studies involving close reading of selected independent titles, with focus placed on the themes, motifs and experimental approaches to gameplay present therein.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-ND). You can download Gameplay, Emotions and Narrative ebook for free in PDF format (3.3 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
The Mechanics of the Fantastic
 
Chapter 2
The Flux of Soundscape and Landscape and the Fictional World
 
Chapter 3
Agency, Complicity and Gothic Insanity
 
Chapter 4
The Mechanics of Mindscape and Perception of Humanity in a Retrofuturistic World
 
Chapter 5
The Mediated Avatar and Jouissance-less Victory
 
Chapter 6
Invading the Player's Environment
 
Chapter 7
Immersion, Virtual Reality and the Player Experience
 

Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
ETC Press
Published
2019
Pages
325
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9780359961467
ISBN10
0359961460
ISBN13 Digital
9780359988327
ISBN10 Digital
0359988326
PDF Size
3.3 MB
License
CC BY-NC-ND

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