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James Siddle sends us a preprint of his paper "Choose Your Own Architecture - interactive pattern storytelling," about to be published in the patterns journal Transactions on Pattern Languages of Programming .
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Xtranormal is a tool that allows you to create 3D animated movies in minutes. The technology (or what are my powers)
Emergent gameplay refers to complex situations in video games , board games , or table top role-playing games that emerge from the interaction of relatively simple game mechanics. [ 1 ] More recently game designers have attempted to encourage emergent play by providing tools to players such as placing web browsers within the game engine (such as in EVE Online , The Matrix Online ), providing XML integration tools and programming languages ( Second Life ), fixing exchange rates ( Entropia Universe ), and allowing a player to spawn any object that they desire to solve a puzzle ( Scribblenauts ). [ edit ] Intentional emergence
A map of players' trails in a location-based game.
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Henry Jenkins’ New Media Literacies class at USC has been a treasure-trove of readings and insights. Three recent articles covered in class — read alongside Jenkins’ own book, Convergence Culture , and his excellent MacArthur-funded New Media Literacies white paper — struck me as particularly essential for anyone who’s looking to build an understanding of what multimodal communication is and how transmedia relates to education, literacy and literature.
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Blender is cross-platform so you can learn the basics right now with the QuickStart and plenty of other tutorials on the official site and all over the net. Blender’s not the only 3D content creation software available for free though.
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