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  • New Media History Les 3: Computer Graphics: Video Games
  • History of Video Games
  • The first computer games - Tennis for Two (1958) - Spacewar! (1961)
  • 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)
  • Nolan Bushnell - Computer Space - 1972: Syzygy, later Atari - Pong
  • Arcade Games
  • Vector graphics
  • Atari 2600 - Cartridges - Controllers: paddle & joysticks - 1980: home versions of Arcade hits - Microprocessor
  • Tetris
  • Nintendo Famicom /NES
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • Adventure Games
  • Zork
  • Meanwhile...
  • Notable Genres
  • First Person Shooters (FPS)
  • Construction & Management Simulation (CMS)
  • Real-Time Strategy (RTS)
  • Role-playing Games (RPG)
  • Third Person Shooters (TPS)
  • Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (MMORPG)
  • (Still) Other Game Genres - Sports Games - Racing Games - Vehicle Simulation - Programming Games - Gambling - Board & Card Games - Edugames - Advergames - ...
  • Casual & Social Gaming
  • Browser & Mobile
  • Indie Games - World of Goo - Audiosurf - Braid - Flow - Immortal Defense - The Graveyard - Eden - The Endless Forest
  • Serious Games
  • Art Games - I made this. you play this. we are enemies - The Unfinished Swan - 4 Minutes and 33 Seconds of Uniqueness - Soviet Unterzögerdorf
  • 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.
  • Emergent Gameplay - Break-out strategies - Glitch - Game exploits (bugs) - 8bit, chiptune - Corruption - Sequence breaking, speed runs
  • Game Building - Little Big Planet - Electronic Beat Sequencer - Game re-makes - Spore - Atmosphir
  • Leerstof: tekst History
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