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Sebastien Hock-koon's Blog


Sébastien Hock-koon has a Ph.D in Education Science from the University of Paris-Nord. He studies learning in video games, more precisely how some games may take "a minute to learn and a lifetime to master". Former game designer, game design teacher and expert arcade player on Alien Vs. Predator, he uses his practical experience of the field to enrich his academic research.


He is also a member of OMNSH, an French association of researchers studying digital worlds.


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Posted by Sebastien Hock-koon on Sat, 04 May 2013 04:33:00 EDT in Design
Elliptical learning is a concept originated from my academic video game research. This is an attempt to apply it to the design of fire mechanisms.

Posted by Sebastien Hock-koon on Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:08:00 EST in
The post is an edited version of a chapter that first appeared in Halo and Philosophy. It studies how game design supports learning in Halo : Combat Evolved.

Sebastien Hock-koon's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 05/04/2013 - 04:33]

Ok... I think I need ...

Ok... I think I need to clarify something about the construction of the concept of elliptical learning. You can find more detail in my article on GameCareerGuide. r n r n Elliptical obviously refers to ellipsis. But the ellipsis I am talking about is not the geometric figure but the ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/13/2013 - 12:08]

Thank you Nick for the ...

Thank you Nick for the big comment. You took a very theoretical turn. The original post is from a book that was not intended to professionnals or researchers, from which the tone and the personnal experience I am talking to you Andy . I submitted it and it was accepted ...