Tag Archives: rhetoric and gaming

Rhetoric and Gaming 14.2: Usability Testing and Revisions

Hi all, a quick post today to formalize our dates. In today’s class, we will do more usability testing on your games, paying specific attention to the provided instructions. You will have this weekend to revise your instructions. Every group … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on Rhetoric and Gaming 14.2: Usability Testing and Revisions

Rhetoric and Gaming 9.1: Game Day with Kiele and Jordan from Armada

Today’s plan: Homework: Game Design Discussion Post / Mechanics and Inspiration Thursday: Usability testing project Kiele and Jordan from Armada Games Game Design Discussion Post Hi all, I’ve put a discussion forum on Canvas to help you begin to form … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on Rhetoric and Gaming 9.1: Game Day with Kiele and Jordan from Armada

Rhetoric and Gaming 5.1: Project Two Proposals

Today’s plan: Some Quick Reaction to the Papers Working in Groups on Project 2 This means I will once again stall our discussion of race until Thursday (although, our discussion on Thursday and talking to groups about project possibilities indicates … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on Rhetoric and Gaming 5.1: Project Two Proposals

Rhetoric and Gaming 4.2: Project 2 Proposals

I am going to stall our discussion of race and the readings I assigned Tuesday until next week, because I want to spend today’s class forming groups and identifying methodologies. To do this, I want to watch two short videos … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Rhetoric and Gaming 4.2: Project 2 Proposals

Rhet&Gaming 4.1: Project Two

Today: Preamble Sarkeesian Project Two Homework Prepping for Project Two Last class I showed one of my favorite video’s, Jay Smooth’s “How to Tell Someone They Sound Racist.” Key to Smooth’s rhetorical strategy is to maintain a distinction between judging/indicting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on Rhet&Gaming 4.1: Project Two

Rhetoric and Gaming 3.1: Baraka and Revolutionary Art

Today’s plan: Play this: Darfur is Dying Watch this: The McDonald’s Game and Persuasive Games Baraka, the Revolutionary Theater, and Games and/as Critique For my final answer to the question “what is art?” I want to discuss art that overtly … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Comments Off on Rhetoric and Gaming 3.1: Baraka and Revolutionary Art

Rhetoric and Gaming 2.2: Dali, Surrealism, and the Rhetorical Triangle

Today’s plan: It’s Twitter Time Write in your game journal Discuss: Dali Homework Twitter I’ve written an introduction to twitter to get us started. Two Comments from the Game Journals Regarding catharsis, someone wrote: As far as this topic goes, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Rhetoric and Gaming 2.2: Dali, Surrealism, and the Rhetorical Triangle

Rhetoric and Gaming 2.1 Tolstoy, Art, and Identification

Today’s plan: Play This: Bad Paper Art and Identification Back to discussing games Twitter This semester I’ll be asking you to use twitter. This is for professional development and civic development. Today we will create accounts, and I’ll ask you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Rhetoric and Gaming 2.1 Tolstoy, Art, and Identification

Rhetoric and Gaming 1.2

Today’s agenda: Set up and discuss the game journals using Google Docs Discuss Aristotle Generate list of games Game Journals As I mentioned in the first class, I will be asking you to keep a game journal for the next … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Comments Off on Rhetoric and Gaming 1.2

Rhetoric and Gaming 8.2 Bogost, Rhetoric, and Procedurality

We’ll talk more about Bogost next week, after you have completed Project 2. In today’s class, you’ll take a quiz that will highlight some key terms. But I wanted to take a minute to explicate what I see as a … Continue reading

Posted in rhetoric, rhetoric-gaming | Tagged , | Comments Off on Rhetoric and Gaming 8.2 Bogost, Rhetoric, and Procedurality