gamer culture

5 articles

Treating the Player with Respect!

  • Edwin McRae

Why you should never 'dumb down' your game narrative.

What you Like versus What Works in narrative design

  • Edwin McRae

A warning about game writing based on what you 'Like' versus what's actually going to work for the player.

What is LitRPG? [Updated May 2019]

  • Edwin McRae

The New Zealand Book Council interviews author Edwin McRae about LitRPG.

Gaming and Self-efficacy

  • Edwin McRae

Gaming self-efficacy versus life self-efficacy. Gaming left me feeling more alert but it didn't motivate me to get my work done.

Living in Skyrim

  • Edwin McRae

When you spend two to three thousand hours playing Skyrim, what does that do to you?