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Quests as Procedure

I want to look at how the quests are set up and how you interact with each member in the game to complete those quests. I want to make the argument that quests give World of Warcraft (WoW) the meaning … Continue reading

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Stanley Parable on House of Cards

So I know Gabe and Professor Fest watch House of Cards because I always hear them talking about before class starts but I don’t know about anyone else but I also watch it.  Anyways, so I’m sitting here watching on this … Continue reading

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Ian Bogost on Colbert Report

Here’s the link to the video of Ian Bogost on The Colbert Report. http://thecolbertreport.cc.com/videos/d21xmf/ian-bogost

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Hydro Thunder

Otis and Ziggy are playing arcade games when Horst leaves to go to the bar for some business. The boys, while playing Time Crisis 2, meet a couple of other brothers, Gridley and Curtis, that tell them about this boat … Continue reading

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The Surrealism of September 11, 2001

Bleeding Edge is Thomas Pynchon’s most recent novel published in 2013 but written in the 2001 time period.  Right before 2001 began the dot com crash took place and the aftermath was carried over into 2001 and the novel is … Continue reading

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Takashi Sato Leaves the Standing-Reserve

The scene from The Global Frequency I want to discuss is when Takashi Sato is called upon for a mission in a hospital in Osaka, Japan. I believe that this part of the comic relates to Heidegger’s idea of the standing-reserve.  Sato was … Continue reading

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