New Media History, Les 4

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New Media History, Les 4

  1. 1. New Media History Les 3: Computer Graphics: Video Games
  2. 2. History of Video Games
  3. 3. The first computer games - Tennis for Two (1958) - Spacewar! (1961)
  4. 4. Ralph Baer - Interactive Television Games - First video game: Chase (1966) - The idea of peripherals: the first laser gun - First commercial video game system: Magnavox Odyssey (1972) - Ping-pong - Simon (based on Atari’s Touch-Me)
  5. 5. Nolan Bushnell - Computer Space - 1972: Syzygy, later Atari - Pong
  6. 6. Arcade Games
  7. 7. Vector graphics
  8. 8. Atari 2600 - Cartridges - Controllers: paddle & joysticks - 1980: home versions of Arcade hits - Microprocessor
  9. 9. Tetris
  10. 10. Nintendo Famicom /NES
  11. 11. The Legend of Zelda
  12. 12. Adventure Games
  13. 13. Zork
  14. 14. Meanwhile...
  15. 15. Notable Genres
  16. 16. First Person Shooters (FPS)
  17. 17. Construction & Management Simulation (CMS)
  18. 18. Real-Time Strategy (RTS)
  19. 19. Role-playing Games (RPG)
  20. 20. Third Person Shooters (TPS)
  21. 21. Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPG)
  22. 22. (Still) Other Game Genres - Sports Games - Racing Games - Vehicle Simulation - Programming Games - Gambling - Board & Card Games - Edugames - Advergames - ...
  23. 23. Casual & Social Gaming
  24. 24. Browser & Mobile
  25. 25. Indie Games - World of Goo - Audiosurf - Braid - Flow - Immortal Defense - The Graveyard - Eden - The Endless Forest
  26. 26. Serious Games
  27. 27. Art Games - I made this. you play this. we are enemies - The Unfinished Swan - 4 Minutes and 33 Seconds of Uniqueness - Soviet Unterzögerdorf
  28. 28. Game Modding - Ms. Pac-Man (1982) - Counter-Strike: Half-Life total conversion - Mapping & modding - Hardware hacks - FInger tracking with the Wii Remote - Wii Balance Board Surfing - Used in other media, like music video’s, art installation, etc.
  29. 29. Emergent Gameplay - Break-out strategies - Glitch - Game exploits (bugs) - 8bit, chiptune - Corruption - Sequence breaking, speed runs
  30. 30. Game Building - Little Big Planet - Electronic Beat Sequencer - Game re-makes - Spore - Atmosphir
  31. 31. Leerstof: tekst History
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