What is a Game?




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In Gameservatory’s inaugural episode, we get down to the specifics of what games are, what they are not, and why trying to nail down such a definition is a bit more complex (and theatrical) than it might first seem.

Works Cited

“Defining Games.” Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals, by Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman, MIT Press, 25 Sept. 2003, p. 80.

Aarseth, Espen. A Narrative Theory of Games. May 2012, p. 2.

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