Thesis Topic: Game for Activism
Project Topic: YaChia Night Market
Software: Illustrator /Flash AS3 /Dreamweaver /My SQL
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
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