Module 8: Critical Play and Crip Game Design
8.1 Module 8 Readings
1. Jerreat-Poole, A. (2018, Mar. 14). Mad/Crip Games and Play: An Introduction. First Person Scholar. http://www.firstpersonscholar.com/map-crip-intro/
2. Dornieden, N. (2020, Dec. 22). Leveling Up Representation: Depictions of People of Color in Video Games. PBS. https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/blog/leveling-up-representation-depictions-of-people-of-color-in-video-games/
3. Explore one of the following two websites:
- AbleGamers https://ablegamers.org/
- SpecialEffect https://www.specialeffect.org.uk/
Chess, S., Evans, N., Baines, J. J. (2016). What Does a Gamer Look Like? Video Games, Advertising, and Diversity. Television & New Media, 18 (1), 35-57.
Egilston, B. (2019, Jan. 17). It’s designers who can make gaming more accessible for people living with disabilities. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/its-designers-who-can-make-gaming-more-accessible-for-people-living-with-disabilities-107594.
Flanagan, M. (2009). Critical Play: Radical Game Design. Cambridge: The MIT Press.
Mut, C. (2019, Oct. 8). Accessibility finally matters to the game industry — but it needs to do better. Games Beat. Venture Beat. https://venturebeat.com/2019/10/08/accessibility-finally-matters-to-the-game-industry-but-it-needs-to-do-better/.
Stoner, G. (2020, Feb. 25). How accessibility consultants are building a more inclusive video game industry behind the scenes. The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/video-games/2020/02/25/how-accessibility-consultants-are-building-more-inclusive-video-game-industry-behind-scenes/