Essays about: "word games"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words word games.

  1. 1. Words and Meaning in Gaming : 'World of Warcraft' and 'Counterstrike Global Offensive'

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för utbildningsvetenskap och språk

    Author : Joakim Sund; [2020]
    Keywords : World of Warcraft; Counterstrike; game language; vocabulary; acronyms; speech; World of Warcraft; Counterstrike; spelspråk; vokabulär; akronymer; tal;

    Abstract : Online gaming is a relatively modern phenomenon that is not older than 20 years. Most online players speak English in some form, either by talking or writing. The two games, 'World of Warcraft' and 'Counterstrike' have taken over the gaming-world and the gamers' language has found its way right into the dictionary. READ MORE

  2. 2. Acquiring low-frequency English vocabulary by contextual guessing amongst Swedish learners of English playing The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Joakim Johansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Digital games; education; game-based learning; language learning; vocabulary learning;

    Abstract : Video and computer game users are frequently stated as possessing a higher proficiency in English. In this study, 3 Swedish upper secondary school students from different programs played The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker, a lovecraftian murder mystery game. READ MORE

  3. 3. A chinese view on indie : How is ‘indie’ defined by professionals within the Chinese indie game industry?

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Jon Victor Bankler; [2018]
    Keywords : China; game studies; indie game development; video game industry; creative industries;

    Abstract : This study aimed to explore which philosophies and opinions professionals within the Chinese indie game industry hold in relation to the indie concept. Indie is a short form of the word "independence”, and is used to describe certain products and creative practices within media such as video games. READ MORE

  4. 4. Educational games for students with ADHD : A real-word validated taxonomy of what to prioritize when designing educational games for ADHD-afflicted students

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Leo Lutecki; [2018]
    Keywords : serious games; education; ADHD;

    Abstract : ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects 5-7% of the global population of children, and the prevalence in western countries is reported to be even higher. This makes it the most common neurodevelopmental disorder in children. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dialect representation : Language varieties in The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för utbildningsvetenskap och språk

    Author : Emil Mattsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Tv-spel; sociolingvistik;

    Abstract : This study examines the dialect representation in CD PROJEKT RED's video game The Witcher: Wild Hunt. The study intends to contribute to an already narrow sociolinguistic field of research of how dialects are represented in video games, more precisely role-playing games. READ MORE