Tag Archives: How to do Things with Videogames

Time is Money (Option #2)

Blizzard is implementing a new item into World of Warcraft called the WoW token. This token can be purchased using real money and sold in-game on the auction house for gold. The purpose of the token is that it can … Continue reading

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21 Amazing Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Google

Hey fellow peers. Since we’ve been exploring Alexander Galloway’s Protocol, Bogost’s How to Do Things with Videogames, gaming hacks, tips, etc., I thought it would be relevant to share this article I’ve stumbled on. It reminded me of the hack Dan … Continue reading

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A Look at Language in Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

I have been involved with the course Computational Methods in the Humanities for the past few semesters as a student, project mentor, and TA. The course teaches students how to analyze documents, whether they be novels, scripts, tweets, poems, lyrics, etc., … Continue reading

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Cory Arcangel’s Clouds

Cory Arcangel, Super Mario Clouds (2002), hacked Nintendo Entertainment System cartridge.

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Links to a few Videogames Bogost Discussed

Below is a list of places to play or download some of the games that Ian Bogost discussed in the first three chapters of HOW TO DO THINGS WITH VIDEOGAMES: Chapter 1 (Art): Download of Passage Download of Marriage Download of … Continue reading

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