P. Levy, “The Four Spaces”

Levy has some trippy writing. It is also very captivating and he seems to have fun while writing theory, something that I think the stoic field of theory and research could use some more of. In The Four Spaces he divides the history of man into…wait for it…four spaces: the Earth,...

My First Graduate Level Essay!

Why New Media Theory: an In-Your-Face Interface Investigation Jonathan R. Ahnert DIGM-501-001 Midterm Abstract: Illustration of the potential that theory has in the field of digital media will be attempted through the definition of its constituents and in response to influential authors. Digital media will be classified as “beginning...

I Think I’m an Academic

I was reading through a book assigned by Glen Muschio, the professor of my graduate level theory class, and I actually found it engaging and immersive. The language (while at times unnecessarily flowery) never lost me or distracted from the message. In fact, I was so enthralled that upon...

Thesis Reference

GDC Vault Narrative as Therapy This was one of the things I stumbled upon while making my way through the GDC content. For fellow Drexel individuals, we have an account for the vault, the login information for which can be found on the Drexel Library’s site. This particular presentation...

Thesis Description

My current Idea for my Masters Thesis is to pursue therapeutic games for people with anxiety disorders. It’s a rather broad idea, currently without a focus on any specific disorder or what I intend to do concerning it. Right now I’m interested in the transformational properties in games; the...