#BCM325 UOW CREATIVE PITCH

For my Digital Artefact in BCM325, I will be working with UOW Creative https://youtu.be/9DvK0mJ9qGE This program addresses head-on with the core of BCM325 - Future Cultures in its innovative format and its focus on the creative industry. In a discussion paper on Changes in the Educational Landscape, Matthews et al. (2018) point out the diversifying …

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How to be a tree in 1 hour #BCM300

In the 2 weeks of experiencing playtime in BCM325, one boardgame stood out to me the most as one of the smoothest, most aesthetic, and most fun gaming experiences I have had: Photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is an abstract strategy, euro game for 2 - 4 people, where each player plant and shape a communal forest through cultivating …

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Contextual essay – It’s a Sim’s World Out there #BCM215

My Digital Artefact is a series of blog post (Tumblr, WordPress) exploring certain aspects of gameplay in the Sims. In particular, I explored two topics concerning the relationship between the Sims and its players: The Sims as representation of capitalism  The Sims - a personality-filled escapism  In setting up the framework through which the Sims …

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BCM302 – Mate Oi TV Contextual Essay

Project Summary My digital artefact is a Facebook Page - Mate Oi TV. It’s a start-up media channel founded in December 2018 aims to curates Australia-focused content for Vietnamese youth and create an archive for us Vietnamese to find our way around Australia.  A little bit about my background, I’m an international student from Vietnam …

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MORE MONEY MORE STUFF – The Sims as Representation of Capitalism

This is Part 1 of my blog series on The Sims - game analysis. See the overview of my project here, and project update here. socio-png The Sims, suggested even through its name, is a life simulation game. It is designed for players to replicate the contemporary world in their own creative way. But what …

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