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The safety of medium and art – and the avantgarde

The contest between two artists, Zeuxis and Parrhasios Two ancient artists competing against each other: Zeuxis paints grapes so realistic, that birds try to eat them. Parrhasios paints a curtain ‘hiding’ his painting, which is so realistic that the other … Continue reading

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Unusability: You don’t want to play it again!

“Unusable games” sound like a contradiction: Who would want to play a game that doesn’t work? And why are there designers – educators, of all the people with already a reputation for bad game design – that create these unusable … Continue reading

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