The Social Game

After seeing the class’s reactions to live Never Alone game play, I thought back to the Professor’s comments on their rules for when their kids play video games, with the primary one being that they need someone else there as well. The experience of having someone else nearby, sharing the narrative of the game, as…

Videogames as a social medium

During last week’s class, there was a session in which Professor Parham played the text-based online game Cat Simulator 3000 as the class watched. It was interesting to observe the dynamic between Parham and us during her gameplay. I noticed a high level of engagement between us and Parham. Although we were not playing the game, we…