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World of Warcaft-As Expansive As You Can Make It.


World of Warcraft as a game needs little introduction, at its height it boasted millions of active subscribers and mainstream popularity. That peak popularity is long gone but the game continues to pull an extreme profit and continues to hold the players attention. 778 more words


Game or Just a Fun Simulation?

When people think of fast food or burgers, the franchise “McDonald’s” pops into your head. Of course, McDonald’s is very controversial. Some people love it and others hate it. 882 more words

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Pacman as game, Pacman as fun

Pac man created in 1980 by Namco is an arcade game created for the arcade. We must remember that the goal of an arcade is to get money, games as a consumable. 859 more words


ED5863 – Digital Games and Learning: Games and the necessity of rules

In designing this Prezi roadmap, I wanted to connect a core idea used by Johan Huizinga and Roger Caillois in their discussion about games to the ideas of Ian Bogost and Rowan Tulloch. 124 more words