• Thesis Topic: Game for Activism

    Project Topic: YaChia Night Market

    Software: Illustrator /Flash AS3 /Dreamweaver /My SQL

    Serious Games: 
        Other than entertainment, the games that have some purposes or main points or solving problems, which could be education, advertising, activism, persuasion, evangelism, and political aspects are called serious games (bogost). Three types of serious games will be discussed in this section, which are persuasive games, activism games, and propaganda games, and all of them will include an example.

    Example 1. Persuasive game – September 12

    Example 2. Social Movement Game – Citizen Science

    Example 3. Propaganda Game – National ECFA Negotiation Table

    Social Media: 
        In recent years, social media has become an indispensable part in people’s lives, and it is one of the important tools of social movements, such as the Tunisian Revolution and China Jasmine Revolution. Also, many politicians use social media for propaganda, like the politicians in the US and Taiwan.

    Video sharing website – Youtube

    Social Networking Micro Blog - Twitter

    Mobile application – LINE

    Social Networking and Game (SNAG) - Disney Interactive Playdom Ghost of Mistwood

    Social networking sites (SNS) - Facebook

    - Pet Society

    - CityVille