2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 18, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IDND 1300 - Game Over: Narrative in Video Games


We will take a comprehensive and analytical approach to a common leisurely activity. This course will examine a variety of videogame genres, from side-scrollers and first-person-shooters (FPS) to roleplaying games (RPGs). Each offers a unique player experience, as well as varying degrees of interactivity within the story. Close examination of recorded gameplay footage and critical texts by an array of social, cultural and gaming scholars will inform our investigation of videogames as a continually evolving art form.

Anticipated Terms Offered: varied