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The Breaking of the Circle

Playing with, through, against medial boundaries. This article is based on the presentation on September 29th 2011, “Designs on eLearning DoeL – Future Spaces for Learning”, Helsinki Picture: DoeL 2011: “Circles within circles” Abstract Digital-networked games are created to foster … Continue reading

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Spiel: Das Namenlose Uni-Hamburg-Spiel (CC)

Link zum Bild mit höherer Auflösung. Spielplan und Spielregeln sind hier als PDF (CC) BY-NC-SA) herunter ladbar. Ein Blick auf den Spielplan genügt: Figuren aufstellen; versuchen, mit allen Figuren einmal ungeschlagen um den Parcours zu gelangen (“Wie ungerecht, die Studis … 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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