Search for dissertations about: "role-playing"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the word role-playing.

  1. 6. World Builders A Study on the Development of a Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game

    University dissertation from Umeå : Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Peter Zackariasson; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MMORGPG; development; video game; organizing; discourse; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a study of the development of a video game called Anarchy Online. This game was developed by the Funcom company between 1995 and 2001, and is a so-called Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (MMORPG). READ MORE

  2. 7. Pretend that it is Real! Convergence Culture in Practice

    University dissertation from Faculty of Culture and Society, Malmö University

    Author : Marie Denward; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Humanities Social Sciences; media convergence; alternate reality games; broadcast television; pervasive games; culture of production; ethnography; game design; game development; transmedia storytelling; pervasive live action role-playing; fiction; reality; participatory culture; audience; interactivity; public service broadcasting; media studies;

    Abstract : Media convergence has mainly been defined and explained as a technological and industrial phenomenon; as the process where new technologies are accommodated by existing media and communication industries and their cultures of production. One consequence of convergence in today’s hybrid media landscape is that the previously distinct borders between production and consumption have become blurred. READ MORE

  3. 8. Playing for Togetherness - Designing for Interaction Rituals through Gaming

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Karl Bergström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; game research; interaction design; interaction ritual; togetherness; gamer groups;

    Abstract : Can design facilitate togetherness through games? Seeing the outcomes of a successful interaction ritual – positive emotional energy and a sense of group solidarity – as the main components of the togetherness of games, this thesis seeks to shed light on how design can improve the use of games as vehicles of interaction. The thesis combines six different articles on games, gaming and gamers; the articles illuminate the different ingredients of the interaction ritual afforded by playing games and covers digital-, board- and tabletop role-playing games. READ MORE

  4. 9. Mistaken morality? an essay on moral error theory

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Emma Beckman; Umeå universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; moral error theory; Mackie; Joyce; Olson; normative institution; fictionalism; normative error theory; epistemic error theory; irreducible normativity; abolitionism; conservationism; propagandism;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores arguments and questions related to moral error theory – the idea that morality inevitably involves a fundamental and serious error such that moral judgments and statements never come out true. It is suggested that the truth of error theory remains a non-negligible possibility, and that we for this reason should take a version of moral fictionalism seriously. READ MORE

  5. 10. User Participation in Object-Oriented Contexts - From Methodological and Practical Perspectives

    University dissertation from Department of Informatics, Lund University

    Author : Xiuhua Zhang; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; systems theory; Informatics; method evaluation; object-oriented analysis and design; user participation; Object-oriented method; systems development; Informatik; systemteori;

    Abstract : In this study, user participation is suggested as a means, a process and role-playing between system users and developers in systems development. User participation in object-oriented contexts is observed from methodological and practical perspectives as a combined field of study. READ MORE