contextual essay: SVS & Projectfolio

idea My digital artefact as it currently stands is a three part series, ScapeVScape, analysing the appeal of Old School RuneScape over RuneScape 3 using reddit opinions. This series lives on my portfolio website which I also created for myself and this particular project. This concept is not where my DA originally started, but this... Continue Reading →

ScapeVScape: context matters

My digital artefact, ScapeVScape, aims to understand the player attraction to Old School RuneScape over RuneScape 3 using my analytical framework and real player opinions.  The Framework (Aesthetics, Affect & Nostalgia) My Aesthetic analysis was inspired by the A in the MDA Framework (Mechanics, Dynamics, and Aesthetics) proposed by Hunicke, Leblanc and Zubek in 2004.... Continue Reading →

the internet of things

Based on the amount of technological devices in the apartment - I would definitely lose to a battle if they were to band together with sentience. It really got me thinking how I depend on my devices communicating with each other in their little networks, which resembles the concept of the Internet of Things. a... Continue Reading →

dark fiber

Stuxnet was a multi-part worm that traveled on USB sticks and spread through Microsoft Windows computers. I myself am no tech whiz nor do I understand how this is technologically possible - however, this little tech worm absolutely obliterated the nuclear program of Iran. "When it infects a computer, it checks to see if that... Continue Reading →

(beta) comments & reflection

Beta One: Pantone Games (Josephine Doyle) Source Beta One, Pantone Games, is an evolved project based on the same topic of Josephine's pitch of colours in video games. There has been a shift from only looking at the psychological impact of colours in games, but also the design process. I think this was a good... Continue Reading →

anonymous resistance

Firstly, hats off to any form of activists who use their time proactively for something they care about. However, something that caught my attention from this weeks topic was ethical hacking. When I first saw the term, I thought it was like ethically killed chickens or ethical vegan activists stealing pigs - but for computers.... Continue Reading →

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