Texts for “Video Game Culture and Theory” (January 2012)

Required Books Recommended: buy Amazon’s Kindle versions, available via the iPad Kindle App. (You are, however, free to purchase a paper version instead, and if you want an ebook but prefer a different ebook reader, you are welcome to seek out other editions.) The AISN is for Amazon’s Kindle edition; the ISBN will help you find other copies from other sellers. Koster, Raph. A Theory of Fun. (AISN: B004D4YI52 or…

Griffin Run Cycle, Blender Griffin Part 4

What started out as random green cubes turned into some kind of shrubbery. I spent too much time fiddling with the bushes. They’re good enough. I’ve cleaned up the Griffin’s eyes, and added some camera motion so we zoom in on his face. His wings waggled back and forth too much last time, so I toned that down a little. It’s really more of a strut than a run, because…