For the first game I am brainstorming, I want to focus on teaching the value of honesty. I really like how “Papers, Please” used player empathy to provide difficult decisions where the player has to choose to either follow their heart or their better judgement. I want to create a…

The game I chose for this assignment is Cuphead. It’s a platformer/run and gun where you play as Cuphead and attempt to retrieve the soul contracts of the devil’s runaway debtors. You end up in this situation due to gambling at the devil’s casino and betting you and your brother’s…

The game I chose for this journal entry was A Closed World. Its a game about the struggles of LGBTQ youth. The player has to overcome hardships of a forbidden relationship by exploring what lies inside a forest. It plays like a JRPG with turn-based combat, but there’s a twist…

The game I will be discussing for this journal entry is Papers Please. Its a game about immigration enforcement in a dystopian country. The country has had hostile relations towards its neighbors, so inspection of immigrants must be meticulous. The game is also considered an empathy game which makes a…

The glitch I will be discussing in this journal is the Shaun voice glitch in Heavy Rain. Heavy Rain is an interactive story-driven drama about the mystery of a serial killer. Much of the game is built upon suspense and emotional impact of the scenes shown. Unfortunately, the glitch kills…

“I experience the glitch as a wonderful interruption that shifts an object away from its ordinary form and discourse, towards the ruins of destroyed meaning.”(Menkman, 340) My definition of a glitch is something that tends to subvert the initial way a game was meant to be played. Sometimes they can…

I was a bit confused as to what I was supposed to use gamescenes.org for, as it seemed that everything was a machinima for the most part. Instead, I decided to write about a relatively recent game modification called “Auto Chess.” It originally started out as a mod for DotA…

The gameplay modification I will be discussing in this journal entry is the Calamity mod for Terraria. I have played through this mod before, and many high profile streamers are currently playing it. It’s a phenomenal mod that adds an insane amount of content to an already incredible game. Most…

The game I have decided to play for this week’s journal entry is Dragon Ball FighterZ. I’ve been playing and competing in this fighting game for years now, and it’s beautifully made. The engine used to create the game is Unreal Engine 4. The game is based on the 2-D…

The game I chose to play for this assignment is World of Warcraft. With the release of the new expansion recently, I have been having a blast playing it daily and have explored the different facets of gameplay it offers. As a game centered around a fantasy world, WoW tends…

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