Mela Kocher

Mela Kocher (PhD), born in 1972, works as senior researcher in Game Design at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK). After publishing her dissertation in 2007 on aesthetics and narratology in video games, she spent two years on a post-doc project at the University of California, San Diego.

transcript-Publications in the Research Fields: Cultural Studies, Digital and Social Media, Media Aesthetics, Media Studies, Popular Culture

Publications in the Series: Media Studies

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Narrative Mechanics
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Release date: 27 July 2021

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Narrative Mechanics

Strategies and Meanings in Games and Real Life

What do stories in games have in common with political narratives? The book identifies narrative strategies as mechanisms for meaning and manipulation in games and real life.
Games and Rules
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Release date: 17 October 2018

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Games and Rules

Game Mechanics for the »Magic Circle«

Why do we play games? What are the rules for the Magic Circle? This book takes a closer look at the motivational system that is the game mechanics.

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