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The Resource Game invaders : the theory and understanding of computer games, Clive Fencott ... [et al.], (electronic book)

Game invaders : the theory and understanding of computer games, Clive Fencott ... [et al.], (electronic book)

Label
Game invaders : the theory and understanding of computer games
Title
Game invaders
Title remainder
the theory and understanding of computer games
Statement of responsibility
Clive Fencott ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Introduces a practical critical method for analyzing existing games and designing future games"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
794.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1469.3
LC item number
.G365 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Fencott, P. C.
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  • Computer games
  • Computer games
  • Video games
  • Video games
Label
Game invaders : the theory and understanding of computer games, Clive Fencott ... [et al.], (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Game Invaders; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Part I: Why Do People Play Games?; Chapter 1: You Are the One; TOOLS TO THINK WITH; GETTING STARTED; SUMMARY; Chapter 2: Genre; WHAT ARE GENRES?; WHAT ARE GENRES FOR?; GENRE MAPS; COMPUTER GAME GENRES; A THEORY OF COMPUTER GAME GENRES; SUMMARY; FURTHER READING AND TASKS; Chapter 3: Activity; THE STORY OF ACTIVITY GROUPS; AN OVERVIEW OF ACTIVITY PROFILES; THREE DRIVING GAMES; CALCULATING GENRES; SUMMARY; TASKS; Chapter 4: Pleasure; AESTHETICS AND COMPUTER GAMES; SPACEWAR; ZORK; PAC-MAN; COMPARATIVE AESTHETICS; SUMMARY; TASKS
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 217 p., [16] p. of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118347584
Lccn
2012007308
Other control number
9786613655981
Other physical details
ill. (some col.).
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn777364386
Label
Game invaders : the theory and understanding of computer games, Clive Fencott ... [et al.], (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Game Invaders; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; Part I: Why Do People Play Games?; Chapter 1: You Are the One; TOOLS TO THINK WITH; GETTING STARTED; SUMMARY; Chapter 2: Genre; WHAT ARE GENRES?; WHAT ARE GENRES FOR?; GENRE MAPS; COMPUTER GAME GENRES; A THEORY OF COMPUTER GAME GENRES; SUMMARY; FURTHER READING AND TASKS; Chapter 3: Activity; THE STORY OF ACTIVITY GROUPS; AN OVERVIEW OF ACTIVITY PROFILES; THREE DRIVING GAMES; CALCULATING GENRES; SUMMARY; TASKS; Chapter 4: Pleasure; AESTHETICS AND COMPUTER GAMES; SPACEWAR; ZORK; PAC-MAN; COMPARATIVE AESTHETICS; SUMMARY; TASKS
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 217 p., [16] p. of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118347584
Lccn
2012007308
Other control number
9786613655981
Other physical details
ill. (some col.).
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn777364386

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