Time to Reminisce and Die: Representing Old Age in Art Games

@inproceedings{Rughinis2015TimeTR,
  title={Time to Reminisce and Die: Representing Old Age in Art Games},
  author={Cosima Rughinis and Elisabeta Toma and Razvan Rughinis},
  booktitle={DiGRA Conference},
  year={2015}
}
Gender has recently increased in relevance as a game analysis topic. Representations of masculinity and femininity in games have become a growing interest for scholars. Still, little has been written about representations of aging and older persons. Starting from this status-quo, we propose an analysis of age displays in a subtype of video games, namely casual art games. These are designed to encourage reflexivity and perspective-taking on a given topic, examining the human condition and… CONTINUE READING

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