Project Dossier

Contents: Introduction First Iteration: Guess Who Second Iteration: Boggle Third Iteration: Mastermind Fourth Iteration: Scrabble Conclusion/Reflection Bibliography Additional References 1. Introduction At the conclusion of each of Dr Chris Moore’s lectures this semester we are left with one enduring piece of advice: “Play More Games”. And this semester, for my final digital artefact in myContinue reading “Project Dossier”

Guess What?

This week I sat down, virtually, with my sister who is currently living about 350kms away from me, stuck in social isolation with my parents. Our game of choice this week was Guess Who, and when I started my research on this childhood classic little did I know the fascinating content that would emerge. You’veContinue reading “Guess What?”

What’s in a Game? Project Pitch

In my mind, board games have traditionally been framed with a rigid dichotomy between the tangible and the digital. Call me ‘old school’, but when I think of board games from my childhood, I picture long warm afternoons spent curled up on the back veranda, engrossed in  fantastical tabletop adventures and often remorseless card battlesContinue reading “What’s in a Game? Project Pitch”

A Roll of the Dice for Tabletop Gaming

I came to class last week with mixed expectations for this semester. Games are something that I consider myself to have very little experience with, which was probably apparent to my group when I announced that my favourite one was Bananagrams.  So when Avalon was placed in front of me, I was very unsure ofContinue reading “A Roll of the Dice for Tabletop Gaming”