Critical Gaming: Interactive History and Virtual Heritage by Erik Champion

By Erik Champion

This ebook explains how designing, enjoying and enhancing machine video games, and figuring out the idea in the back of them, can enhance the realm of electronic humanities. This ebook goals to aid electronic humanities students comprehend either the problems and likewise merits of video game layout, in addition to encouraging them to increase the sector of desktop online game reviews, really of their instructing and learn within the box of digital background. by means of re-occurring concerns within the layout, playtesting and interface of significant video games and game-based studying for cultural history and interactive historical past, this ebook highlights the significance of visualisation and self-learning in online game reports and the way this may intersect with electronic humanities. It additionally asks no matter if such theoretical strategies could be utilized to useful studying occasions. it will likely be of specific curiosity to those that desire to examine how video games and digital environments can be utilized in instructing and examine to critique concerns and issues within the humanities, fairly in digital historical past and interactive history.

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