Cameron Moore, (2016). 'Making Moral Choices in Video Games' [online] Available at: http://www.baylor.edu/content/services/document.php/130954.pdf [Accessed 18 Nov. 2016].
This text is about the experience of good and evil in video games. It will help with the complex storytelling of games and how we choose a path. It also has a look on eucatastrophes and how they can change the view on events, choices and characters.
City, University of London. (2016). Video games can improve decision-making. [online] Available at: http://www.city.ac.uk/news/2016/march/video-games-improve-decision-making [Accessed 18 Nov. 2016].
It introduces a study on how making choices in video games change our behaviour in making real life decisions. How not we change but how we think about decisions and their influences.
Gamasutra.com. (2016). The Designer's Notebook: How Many Endings Does a Game Need? [online] Available at: http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/2179/the_designers_notebook_how_many_.php [Accessed 18 Nov. 2016].
Talking about how many storylines and endings there should be to have enough choices. Also how to differ challenges and choices and what it means to the play experience. How to challenge players on a level they’re not overwhelmed but also not bored.
Google Books. (2016). Interactive Storytelling for Video Games. [online] Available at: https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=QUrarEcvaO8C&pg=PA194&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false [Accessed 18 Nov. 2016].
How much choice should you give to a player and what about completely player-driven stories? How do we keep our morals if all decisions are upon us.
MacGonigal, J. (2011). Reality is broken. 1st ed. London: Jonathan Cape.
Chapter 'Fun Failure and Odds of Succes'
How is failing in video games different to failing in real life. Video games make us enjoy failing and try again and again and again. It has a certain level of frustration which keeps us going. But how does that frustration change our ability to make choices inside the game and does it transfer into the real world?
Nowloading.co. (2016). Why Do You Make Certain Choices In Video Games?. [online] Available at: https://nowloading.co/p/video-games-choices/4082794 [Accessed 18 Nov. 2016].
Parker, L. (2016). Black or White: Making Moral Choices in Video Games. [online] GameSpot. Available at: http://www.gamespot.com/articles/black-or-white-making-moral-choices-in-video-games/1100-6240211/ [Accessed 18 Nov. 2016].
Wps.prenhall.com. (2016). Fundamentals of Game Design (Adams/Rollings). [online] Available at: http://wps.prenhall.com/bp_gamedev_1/54/14050/3596994.cw/index.html [Accessed 18 Nov. 2016].
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