First Steps: Freedom in the Open World (Part 5)

Welcome to Part 4 of my “First Steps” project which focuses on restrictions, guidance, and freedom in the initial moments of open world games. You may find it helpful to visit Part 1 for an introduction to the project and an overview of my line of inquiry. In the weeks to come, I’ll also be playing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and Grand Theft Auto V. In previous weeks I … Continue reading First Steps: Freedom in the Open World (Part 5)

First Steps: Freedom in the Open World (Part 4)

Welcome to Part 4 of my “First Steps” project which focuses on restrictions, guidance, and freedom in the initial moments of open world games. You may find it helpful to visit Part 1 for an introduction to the project and an overview of my line of inquiry. In previous posts, I talked about The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Fallout 4, … Continue reading First Steps: Freedom in the Open World (Part 4)

First Steps: Freedom in the Open World (Part 3)

Welcome to Part 3 of my “First Steps” project which focuses on restrictions, guidance, and freedom in the initial moments of open world games. You may find it helpful to visit Part 1 for an introduction to the project and an overview of my line of inquiry. Last week I talked about The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and in the coming weeks, I’ll be playing Horizon Zero Dawn, Fallout 4, … Continue reading First Steps: Freedom in the Open World (Part 3)

First Steps: Freedom in the Open World (Part 2)

Welcome to Part 2 of my “First Steps” project, which focuses on restriction, guidance, and freedom in the initial moments of open world games. You may find it helpful to visit Part 1 for an introduction to the project and an overview of my line of inquiry. In the coming weeks, I’ll also be playing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Horizon Zero Dawn, Fallout … Continue reading First Steps: Freedom in the Open World (Part 2)