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DIG3930h: Honors Gaming 360 The Play of Pleasure
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Announcements n Final GDD presentations start next Monday n Final Exam and Party next Wednesday, 10-12:50 Today’s Agenda n The play of pleasure
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The King. Of Kong. n What does this film have to tell us about the pleasure of gaming?
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Pleasure n Pleasure is, arguably, the experience most intrinsic to games n Why play games if they are not pleasurable? n Pleasure may be physical, emotional,
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Physical Pleasure
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Emotional Pleasure
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Psychological Pleasure
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Ideological Pleasure
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Lev Vygotsky n "Play continually creates demands on the child to act against immediate impulse, i.e., to act on the line of greatest resistance.” n Players accept the rules of the game not in order to restrict pleasure, but instead to maximize it. "To observe the rules of the play structure promises much greater pleasure from the game than the gratification of an immediate impulse.”
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Autotelic Play n Term used by psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihaly in his book Flow n "The term 'autotelic' derives from two Greek words, auto meaning self and telos meaning goal. It refers to a self-contained
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