How to engage with games differently
Ideas of how to find different ways to enjoy the medium of gaming
Ideas to engage with games differently
There is far more to gaming than just the playing of the games. There’s the obvious – the following of gaming news and media – and the not so obvious.
Below are some ideas of how you can engage with games and gaming more broadly. Generally, each of these will ask more of you – requiring you to engage your critical thinking, your social side or even your creativity. Each can be a great way to develop your love of gaming through opening your eyes to new points of views or better appreciating how games are created or the impact they have.
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Tune into gaming documentaries to learn about how games are made and discover all the juicy drama and backstabbing of the gaming industry.
Learning game development can help you enjoy games again by learning how they work or bringing your ideas to life.
Once ridiculed by South Park, game streaming is now huge. Dive in and join communities, watch the most skilled gamers and discover new games.
Start keeping a gaming journal if you find games boring. It helps promote gaming mindfulness and focus in on the experiences to seek or avoid.
Do you want to maximise your enjoyment of gaming? Write about games either in a gaming journal or publicly and reap the benefits.