Games

Digital Discussions Episode 7

Episode 7: Our Take on Games: from Nostalgia to Toxicity This the seventh episode of our podcast titled ‘Digital Discussions’, in which we discuss topics about the digital, humanities, and digital humanities. As the host of this episode, Emma presents some questions and topics partaining to our experience with games, game nostalgia, game streaming, gamer stereotypes, and income models of modern games.…

Digital Communities: A Pandemic Era Lifeline

In April of this year, Nintendo unveiled Animal Crossing: New Horizons for its highly popular Switch console. A revamped version of its series, Animal Crossing can be best described as a “social simulation game” that revolves around a players character interacting with the digital environment, constructing the island they inhabit, making friends, visiting others and typically being an engaged member of a…

Let’s Talk Video Games: A Podcast Episode by Julia and Domnica

Welcome to our podcast, where two humanities students decided to talk about something beyond our knowledge and experience – Video Games. In preparation for the podcast we created a questionnaire, asking gamers about their experience, you can consult the results here. We also invited a special guest! We hope you will enjoy it. Domnica Predescu & Julia Jasińska Bibliography: Johan Huizinga, Homo…

Creative Workouts

Now that the weather is cooler, I take my runs outdoor (despite being from a warm-climate country, I absolutely DESPISE running outdoors in warm weather). Some days are good, while some days I have to keep switching my playlists to pump myself through the final distances. Then I came across this article in BBC, which talks about being an app which incorporates…