Games and VR

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PLAY Oiligarchy by Molle Industria, 2008

  • Think about these questions.
    • In what ways is it the same/different from mass media games?
    • Are games a good way to make social commentary? Why?
    • What do games do that is different in terms of providing social commentary?
    • Are games a good way to communicate a complex system like oil production and its social effects?

READ Oiligarchy Postmortem

  • Quite a dense text, put questions you have about it into your journal.

WATCH Osmose by Char Davies

LOOK at documentation of World Without Oil   by Eklund, McGonigal et al. 2007

  • WATCH the video
  • BROWSE the archive
  • READ the FAQ, see sidebar links on about page
  • TAKE  the Tour, I advise you to use the blog index page to read chronologically
  • Is it still possible to play? How? Do you want to?