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Readings for 1/25

PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:25 pm
by BenChang
Read for 1/25, for in-class discussion: Hunicke, LeBlanc and Zubeck's seminal paper from 2004 proposing the Mechanics/Design/Aesthetics framework for game design analysis, and other perspectives from Lana Polansky, Frank Lantz, and Wolfgang Walk.

Hunicke, LeBlanc and Zubeck, MDA: A Formal Approach to Game Design and Game Research

http://www.aaai.org/Papers/Workshops/2004/WS-04-04/WS04-04-001.pdf

Lana Polansky, “On Genre and the Ludic Device”
https://web.archive.org/web/20160121172248/http://sufficientlyhuman.com/archives/1008

Frank Lantz, “MDA”
http://gamedesignadvance.com/?p=2995

Wolfgang Walk, “From MDA to DDE”
http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WolfgangWalk/20151111/259078/From_MDA_to_DDE.php