POIKILIA: Game Of The Week 2011, Episode 2
The 2011 Game of the Week Podcast 2: POIKILIA featuring GAMBIT Lead Interaction Designer Marleigh Norton.
What is the Game of the Week? This is the Game of the Week.
Poikilia is a puzzle game and a learning game. The game has a narrative story, expressed through cutscenes and supported by its in-game art, but also offers a non-narrative version. Both use identical gameplay to expose players to basic concepts of additive and subtractive color theory, requiring players to traverse a maze that focuses their attention on the sometimes confusing behavior of light and color. Researchers will study whether either the narrative or non-narrative form of the game is more effective in promoting student engagement with, and understanding of, the topics. In particular, they will study whether the narrative can induce meta-cognition in players as a means of promoting active transfer and overcoming naïve conceptions.
Beginning January 31st, 2011...On the Monday of each week, a new video exploring the origins and processes of developing each project will be posted. GAMBIT Audio Director Abe Stein will post a blog each following day of the week, featuring concept art, design documents, and analysis of the highlighted game will be offered for your viewing pleasure!
It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!
- February 04, 2011 09:36
- All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
- Additional Files
- 13096 times
More from Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab
Added over 5 years ago | 01:27:00 | 16297 views
Added over 6 years ago | 00:00:32 | 23510 views
Added over 4 years ago | 00:23:35 | 12860 views
Added over 3 years ago | 00:04:25 | 4526 views
Added over 3 years ago | 00:06:34 | 4246 views
Added almost 5 years ago | 00:18:17 | 11621 views