Sökning: "Hassen Taiari"

Hittade 2 uppsatser innehållade orden Hassen Taiari.

  1. 1. The Heroes We Never Are: Interpellation, Subjugation, and the Encoded Other in Fantasy CRPGs

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Författare :Hassen Taiari; [2020]
    Nyckelord :literary studies; electronic literature; fantasy; game studies; role-playing games; Languages and Literatures;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the topic of interpellation and subjugation in fantasy computer role-playing games (CRPGs). Using an assemblage-based framework, I argue that CRPG players are hailed and manipulated by the interplay of several texts and dynamics—mainly prose, code, numerical values, rule sets, and mechanics. LÄS MER

  2. 2. 'Brains are Survival Engines, not Truth Detectors': Machine-Oriented Ontology and the Horror of Being Human in Blindsight

    Kandidat-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Författare :Hassen Taiari; [2018]
    Nyckelord :Blindsight; science fiction; machine-oriented ontology; MOO; horror; Peter Watts;

    Sammanfattning : This paper is an examination of the horror elements found in Peter Watts’ Blindsight. In depicting an encounter with aliens, this science fiction novel explores topics such as the nature of sentience, mankind’s relationship with technology, posthumanism, and the limitations of the human body and mind. LÄS MER