I Am a Cat: Rough Draft for Upcoming Interactive Visual Novel Based on Natsume Soseki’s Beloved Japanese Talecomparative literature, digital communities, digital storytelling, dramatist, dramaturgy, east asia, east asian studies, education, English, fable, fairytale, film review, folklore, folkloresque, folklorist, game based learning, game development, game Ideas, game studies, games, gaming, Globalization, Graduate Research, graduate school, instructional design, interactive fiction, internet lore, japan, japanese cinema, japanese folklore, japanese language, japanese literature, japanese mythology, japanese video games, japanese videogames, kojiki, language, learning technology, literary fiction, literary nonfiction, literature, localization, material culture, media studies, narrative design, Narratology, philosophy, publishing, science fiction, serious games, shinto, shintoism, Short story, spiritual, spirituality, storytelling, stream-of-consciousness, taoism, the university of missouri, the writers life, Thesis, user research, videogames, visual novel, writingAnimals, anime, Cat Protagonist, choices matter, City Life, Complexities of Life, Consequences, curiosity, digital storytelling, Exploration, Fulfillment., Game Development Class, Home Life, Humans, I am Cat, Immersive Experience, Interactive Game, japan, japanese, japanese literature, Joy, Knowledge, Literary Conventions, manga, Meiji, natsume soseki, Non-Canon Literature, Purpose, Search for Meaning, Second Person Narrative, slice of life, soseki, storytelling, The Adventures of Cat, visual novel, visual storytelling, Wisdom, world building
Unleash Your Inner Feline: The Adventures of Cat – A Visual Novel Game That Explores Life’s Complexities!
Writing As Therapy, Sure, But Gaming as a “Self-Care” Ritual? Here’s Whycomparative literature, creativewriting, digital communities, game based learning, game studies, gaming, writinganxiety, community, critical theory, critical thinking, depression, digital community, dramaturge, education, game studies, gamebased learning, gamer, gamers, GBL, human psychology, instructional design, loneliness, meditation, mental health, mmorpg, multiplayer, narrative design, neurodiversity, psychology, ptsd, storyteller, teaching, trauma, ui, user experience, user interface, Ux, virtual community
Just like a daily multivitamin or a cup of tea, games have become a form of self-care for many individuals. In a fast-paced world filled with stress and anxiety, taking a break and indulging in a game can have a profound impact on one’s mental and emotional well-being.
After a 24-Hour Marathon watching The Nightmare Before Christmas, Eating Oreos, and, Reflecting on Mythology… I Write a Children’s Fable.comparative literature, creativewriting, digital communities, English, fable, fairytale, fan studies, film, film review, film studies, flash fiction, folklore, folkloresque, folklorist, horror, inspiration, interactive fiction, literary fiction, literature, Poem, poet, Poetry, Popular Culture Studies, Story time, storytelling, stream-of-consciousness, the writers life, writing
In the land of shadows and mist, where the moon cast eerie light and laughter echoed in the night, there lived a curious creature, with a face as white as snow and hair as black as coal. Their name was Pan
This Floating Life is but a Dream: Li Bai, Shen Fu, playing The Last of Us, and reflecting on the evanescence of things.comparative literature, Culture, digital communities, film studies, game studies, gaming, Graduate Research, graduate school, interactive fiction, language, narrative design, Narratology, Poem, poet, Poetry, storytelling, taoism, the writers life, translation, writingancient China, Austin wintory, あわれ, buddhism, Chinese poetry, 物の哀れ, dao, daoism, game writer, game writing, impermanence, journey, last of us, li bai, Ludology, mono-no-aware, narrative, narrative design, Narratology, naughty dog, neil druckmann, PlayStation, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Poem, poet, Poetry, ps5, shen fu, storyteller, storytelling, Tao, taoism, the last of us, the last of us part II, wu Wei, 仏
I’ve begun rereading some of my favorite Chinese poets and can’t help but find striking similarities, in aesthetic and philosophy, between these brilliantly minded writers from so long ago and contemporary storytellers. The main suspects in todays post: Shen Fu, Li Bai, Austin Wintory (Journey), and the savory addiction concocted by the dreamweavers at Naughty…