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Class Meets in Sharky's Tuesday, 11/26

posted Nov 19, 2013, 8:27 AM by J. Tirrell   [ updated Nov 19, 2013, 8:27 AM ]

Class will meet in Sharky's on Tuesday, Nov. 26. We will have our final play experience of the semester.

English in Action Dec. 3

posted Nov 14, 2013, 8:40 AM by J. Tirrell   [ updated Nov 14, 2013, 8:40 AM ]

Don't forget about the English in Action optional side quest. The event taks place on Tuesday, Dec. 3, from 3:30–5:30 in the Burney Center. Details are available on the Side Quests page.

Games We Selected to Develop

posted Oct 8, 2013, 7:52 AM by J. Tirrell   [ updated Oct 8, 2013, 7:53 AM ]

The games the class selected are:
  • Prism Break
  • Tanner Hall's Pro Rider
  • Mistborn: The Final Empire
  • Doctor Who and the Adventures of the Last Time Lord
We will form groups on Tuesday, Oct. 15

Design Plans

posted Sep 4, 2013, 2:10 PM by J. Tirrell   [ updated Sep 4, 2013, 2:10 PM ]

Just to clarify, for the Design Plan you should select games and venues for your own reviews. Each review will have a game as its subject and be crafted to suit a particular publication. Part of the impetus of this project is to figure out how to write for different contexts. Earlier we looked at existing reviews to get a sense of the variety of extant publications and their respective traits.

Your Design Plans should be fine if you put in a good faith effort at responding to the prompts. Also, you are not stuck with the choices you make in it. If later you determine that you would like to switch games or venues for one or both of your reviews you are free to do so.

Welcome to ENG 496: Writing and Video Games

posted Aug 7, 2013, 1:49 PM by J. Tirrell

Welcome to ENG 496: Writing and Video Games with Dr. Jeremy Tirrell. I will put updates on this Home page. The course flows through this website. As such, you should take some time to familiarize yourself with it, particularly the Syllabus, Assignments, and Calendar sections.

Again, welcome to the course! I hope you find it challenging and rewarding. If you have any questions, feel free to email me through tirrellj@uncw.edu.

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