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Author Archives: umangchaudhry
For my final project, I decided to make a remediation in the form of a video game of a couple of scenes from the 1931 movie, Frankenstein. In my video game, I recreated the scenes with the torch-wielding mob and the scene at the Windmill. I added some elements that deviate from the plot of the […] Continue reading
Imagine you are a super intelligent robot, whose main goal is to fulfill a space ships mission, but at the same time, keep the true purpose of the mission from the crew of the ship. These two variables create a paradox, and now you are left with a difficult decision to make. What would you […] Continue reading
Hey Guys! Sorry this post is a little late. I suddenly seem to have a mountain of work and just couldn’t keep track of all my work. Anyways, with our discussions in class about Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, I was certain that this was what I was going to talk about in my … Continue reading “Ready Player One – A false reality” Continue reading
There are a lot of ways that characters can be developed in games. This could be something as simple as their communications with other characters in the game, dialogue, or simply a narrative. Every game has a different approach to the way they develop their characters, however almost every game depends on some form of … Continue reading “Character development and communication in gaming” Continue reading
To be honest, the first time I read The Lord of the Rings, I didn’t think that it could be allegorical of anything at all. It was a highly fictional world with Elves and Dwarves and Magical Rings that are just too imaginative to be part of the real world. To me, Lord of the … Continue reading “Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings: Is it really an allegory?” Continue reading
Starting off with Braid, we are faced with a very familiar looking platform game. While in the beginning, the game seems to be a take on the Super Mario Brothers game, as we delve deeper, we see that Jonathan Blow has used the seemingly simple platform to tell a far more modern and complex story. … Continue reading “Fiction and Reality” Continue reading