"I really enjoyed the lectures in Mod. 3, and not just because of the inspirational mont music in video 4. But I think I would like to enterpret the role of gear in a slightly different way. I agree with professor Travis about the gear being an…"
"for mod #3
1) If you could create a piece of gear for the real world, what would it be, what would it do, and what would the requirements be to yield it?
2) How do you come up with ideas for new pieces of gear? Are you at all influenced or limited…"
"I agree with Warren about the sarcasm in The Odyssey. I also love his analogy about wait till you hear about the rest of my day. Making the death of the suiters seem like such an unimportant and off-handed event works to add to the greatness of…"
"1) Do you feel it is part of your responsibility to encourage the moral code of today's society when designing, or do you work off of a different set of ethical principles that fit better into your setting?
2) How much do our societies social…"
"In understanding what aristeia is and how it is used in the Homeric epics, it seems like it can allow us to understand who these works were originally or predominantly composed for. In the case of the Iliad, the aristeia emphasize what it takes to…"
"OK, some Lord of the Rings Questions then:
1) Do you feel at all limited creatively by the pre-existing The Lord of the Rings back story? And do you find yourself trying to digress from the existing ‘world’ of The Lord of the Rings?
"Wow, I don’t even know what to add to this discussion. I, like Karen Z, am relatively new to the gaming world, so my experiences and input into this discussion will probably be much more narrow than most of you. Like a large majority of the…"
Feb 5, 2009
Erika T is now a member of Video Games and Human Values Initiative