Essays about: "world-building"

Found 5 essays containing the word world-building.

  1. 1. Living with Fire : How can we live with and contain wildland fires in the age of the pyrocene?

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Elias Thaddäus Pfuner; [2020]
    Keywords : design; concept; design fiction; Flir; wildfire;

    Abstract : Wildland fires are a natural process from nature. Even though they are natural, humans inherently fear them and started to suppress them until recent years successfully. More and more countries are seeing unprecedented fires all around the globe. READ MORE

  2. 2. Delirium : Constructing a Narrative : An investigation into compositional technique

    University essay from Kungl. Musikhögskolan/Institutionen för komposition, dirigering och musikteori

    Author : Christopher Moriarty-Pearson; [2020]
    Keywords : Delirium; construction; narrative; world-building; compositional; technique;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the topic of narrative in the context of musical composition. Narrative based music will be presented in relation to three ethical questions of Criticism, Commonality and Metaphor, communicated to the listener through the medium of narrative. READ MORE

  3. 3. Weaving Mental Threads: Exploring the Touchpoints Between Parallel Game Worlds in an Ended World Setting

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Marilin Lõugas; [2019]
    Keywords : game design; interaction design; parallel worlds; ended world; digital games; mental threads; world-building;

    Abstract : This master thesis researches parallel digital world design in computer games in the setting of An Ended World. The main focus of the research is the touchpoints between two or more worlds and how the inputs from a designer can influence the type of experience received by the player. READ MORE

  4. 4. Magic Kingdoms beyond Disneyland: Medievalism in George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" and Mary Gentle's "Ash: A Secret History"

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Linda Antonsson; [2015-04-24]
    Keywords : Litteraturvetenskap; Magisteruppsats; Fantasy; world-building; history; medievalism; narratology; historiography;

    Abstract : Much of the fantasy genre – in particular, much of the literature that defines public perception of the genre – takes place in worlds inspired by the Middle Ages, or at least by the common ideas and conceptions of the era. This thesis examines two works of fantasy –George R. READ MORE

  5. 5. What Culture? : Cultural representations in English as a foreign language textbooks

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Engelska

    Author : Mika Wilhelmson; [2015]
    Keywords : EFL education; culture; cultural representations; textbooks; intercultural awareness;

    Abstract : Teaching the cultural aspect of foreign language education is a complex and sometimesdifficult task, especially since English has become an international language used in differentsettings and contexts throughout the world. Building on the idea that the spread ofthe English language and its international status in the world has made English an importantschool subject to develop students’ cross-cultural and intercultural awareness, thispaper has studied what research reveals about the influence this has had on cultural representationsin English as a Foreign Language (EFL) textbooks. READ MORE