I’ll be giving a public talk on the paper Four Lenses for Designing Morally Engaging Games, at the Anti-Somnamulists group in Summer Hill on Jan 21. Event details are available on Facebook. All welcome!
Malcolm Ryan, Dan Staines, & Paul Formosa Abstract: Historically the focus of moral decision-making in games has been narrow, mostly confined to challenges of moral judgement (deciding right and wrong). In this paper, we look to moral psychology to get a broader view of the skills involved [...]
Lakshmi Bodduluri, Mei-Ying Boon,Malcolm Ryan, Stephen Dain Abstract: Objective: Gamification has been incorporated into vision tests and vision therapies in the expectation that it may increase the user experience and engagement with the task. The current study aimed to understand how [...]
Lakshmi Bodduluri, Mei-Ying Boon, Malcolm Ryan,Stephen J. Dain Abstract: Tablet computer displays are amenable for the development of vision tests in a portable form. Assessing color vision using an easily accessible and portable test may help in the self-monitoring of vision-related changes in [...]
Call for Papers Morality Play The Design of Games for Moral Engagement Workshop at DiGRA 2017 – July 3 2017 http://digra2017.com/workshops/ After the success of the Morality Play workshop in 2016, we would like to announce a follow-up workshop for DiGRA 2017. Questions of morality are a [...]
Abstract: Historically the focus of moral decision-making in games has been narrow, mostly confined to challenges of moral judgement (deciding right and wrong). In this paper, we look to moral psychology to get a broader view of the skills involved in ethical behaviour and how they may be [...]
Abstract: Papers, Please, by Lucas Pope (2013), explores the story of a customs inspector in the fictional political regime of Arstotzka. In this paper we explore the stories, systems and moral themes of Papers, Please in order to illustrate the systemic approach to designing videogames for [...]
Rift Snake is a reimplementation of the classic Snake game for the Oculus Rift. It is part of an research project with the School of Optometry at the University of New South Wales investigating the use of the Rift to treat amblyopia (lazy-eye). In a twist on the usual Snake game, the coins need [...]