publication . Bachelor thesis . 2014

Spel som ett berättande medium : Att kartlägga narrativets utveckling inom Tv-spel

Kedfors, Fredrik; Berg, Kaisa;
Open Access Swedish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: Umeå universitet, Institutionen för informatik
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
This essay is about the use of narrative in video games, and the discussion surrounding it. For years ludologists (game researchers) and narratologists (narrativity researchers) have been arguing about how to analyze narrativity in games. While ludologists have chosen to see games as a product by itself, and therefore something to be analyzed separately, narratologists instead see games as a narrative medium alongside film, theater and books. This essay starts by taking a look at the arguments from both sides, and then introduces three questions regarding narrative in games, and how this phenomenon has changed over the past 13 years. To answer these questions, f...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTINGComputingMilieux_MISCELLANEOUS
free text keywords: Narrativ, Spel
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