Two New Dissertations on Role-play

J Tuomas Harviainen, Systemic Perspectives on Information in Physically Performed Role-play (to be defended October), Abstract This dissertation examines information phenomena that take place in, and related to, physically performed pretence play. The emphasis is on one hand on the play experience and the elements constituting it, but underneath that all exist information processes which essentiallyContinue reading “Two New Dissertations on Role-play”

Role-playing in single-player videogames

I will present my paper Role-playing in single-player videogames at Role-playing in games seminar (April 10-11, 2012). (The paper might be  in the program with its old title Role-Playing in Single-Player Computer Role-Playing Games). The paper present a small study set to investigate relation between role-playing and story. Following hypothesis are examined: Role-playing ones characterContinue reading “Role-playing in single-player videogames”