Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Altug Isigan's Blogs Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:52:13 EST en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Three Types of Point-of-View - by Altug Isigan http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20130114/184699/Three_Types_of_PointofView.php Design Point-of-View is not simply perceptual view. Find out what else is involved. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20130114/184699/Three_Types_of_PointofView.php Mon, 14 Jan 2013 03:00:00 EST Rock Paper Scissors: A Linguistic Approach - by Altug Isigan http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20121020/179842/Rock_Paper_Scissors_A_Linguistic_Approach.php Design,Serious Games produce meaning, which allows us to say that they qualify as language. In this article I provide a preliminary sketch for a linguistic approach to games and apply it to the well-known game Rock-Paper-Scissors. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20121020/179842/Rock_Paper_Scissors_A_Linguistic_Approach.php Sat, 20 Oct 2012 11:25:00 EDT Narrative Articulation Through Gameplay - by Altug Isigan http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20120524/170894/Narrative_Articulation_Through_Gameplay.php Design Every instance of gameplay is at the same time a narrative unit. Find out why. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20120524/170894/Narrative_Articulation_Through_Gameplay.php Thu, 24 May 2012 04:00:00 EDT Is Emergence the Nature of Games? - by Altug Isigan http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20120115/90908/Is_Emergence_the_Nature_of_Games.php Design Can we safely assume that games render emergent every instance of their use? http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20120115/90908/Is_Emergence_the_Nature_of_Games.php Sun, 15 Jan 2012 02:40:00 EST Games That Can't Be Won - by Altug Isigan http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20111106/90554/Games_That_Cant_Be_Won.php Design Non-winnability is often interpreted as open-endedness, and also being brought up as part of arguments that claim that games aren't stories. In this article I will discuss why these views are flawed. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20111106/90554/Games_That_Cant_Be_Won.php Sun, 06 Nov 2011 03:36:00 EST Game Narrativity and Interaction - by Altug Isigan http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20110819/88640/Game_Narrativity_and_Interaction.php Design To what degree are players allowed to manipulate a game's narrative elements? http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/AltugIsigan/20110819/88640/Game_Narrativity_and_Interaction.php Fri, 19 Aug 2011 05:20:00 EDT