Goldie created the term ‘fictionalizing tendency’. He describes fictionalizing tendency as ‘four ways in which narrative of our lives tend to be dangerously close to fictional narratives.’ (p. 8). He believes we seek a narrative structure in our lives to the point that our day-to-day lives could easily be written out as a narrative. Goldie […]Read more "BCM311 – Narrative Practice Source – Peter Goldie ‘Life, Fiction, and Narrative’"
In this tutorial we had to question the personal value behind a recent decision we made. This was both an easy yet fairly difficult thing to identify for me. Identifying a decision was easy. Me and my girlfriend recently bite the bullet and decided to move to Canberra at the start of next year. This […]Read more "BCM311 – Week 1 Reflection"
Play testing on my game started a long time before the game itself was physically made. I firstly had to play test a number of components separately to see if they if they had worked how I had intended them to. The main component was the battle dice role. Originally I had planned to do a […]Read more "Creature Defence – Play Test Results"
The inspiration for my game came from Pokemon Monopoly. The trouble I have with themed Monopoly game is that it is still Monopoly just re-skinned in a specific theme. This of course is the same situation with Pokemon Monopoly. With this I wanted to design a form of Monopoly where the theme of Pokemon has […]Read more "Game Pitch – Pokemon/Monopoly Rip-off"
I think we have all done this. We are sitting on the lounge, eating some food, and your dog comes up to you and just stares. You ask them what they want, but they just keep staring. You wonder what they are staring at, then it clicks. They want your cheese toastie. You tell them, […]Read more "BCM310 – Week 4 The Animal"
“The Other” seems like a term we use to describe a form of alien life that has just landed on Earth. It sounds like we should study “The Other”, learn about them, see how they work. Why would we do that? Because we don’t know anything about them. The truth is, there is “The Other” […]Read more "BCM310 – Week 3 The Other"
A spin-off from the 2015 success Codenames, Codenames: Pictures takes the essence which made the original successful and gives it a new skin. The original Codenames is a word associated card game where two teams have to guess clues given to them and be the first team to uncover all of their secret agents. It is […]Read more "Game Review | Codenames: Pictures"
Oxford Dictionaries defines a “selfie” as “a photography that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media”. Yes. You are correct. The word “selfie” is now in the dictionary. Back in 2013, the word was named word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries, and then […]Read more "BCM310 – Week 2 The Self(ie)"
In the modern day, the media has grown to much more than the typical newspaper and TV. We now have several different platforms that allow us to connect instantly to the media around us. We call this convergent media. In Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide, Henry Jenkins wrote about the evolution of modern […]Read more "JRNL102 – New Convergent Media"
https://prezi.com/rhs7egiet6w6/blockbusters-vs-indies-2016/ Reflection The inspiration behind my digital project was formed in Week 5 with the topic of cinema. When discussing the topic in tutorial, I found that many people do not visit the cinema very often. The idea was formed that I firstly wanted to see how many people do actually go to the cinema […]Read more "Blockbusters vs Indies"