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ludic


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[Latin ludere ‘to play’]

1. An adjective connoting a playfully reflexive text or performance that gently mocks any art regarded as having illusionist presumptions: seeillusionism; reflexivity.

2. An academic approach to videogames that resists narrative framings, characterizing the form in terms of its nonlinearity, interactivity, and the goals and motivations of players.

Subjects: Media Studies.


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