Jun 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MDST 3401 - History of Digital Games

Games and sports are found in nearly every culture and historical period. This course explores the historical and cultural aspects of gaming, placing games within a larger media landscape while also emphasizing what makes gaming distinct. Throughout the semester students will examine the history of digital games as both commercial products and artistic forms, starting with early board games and continuing to the current landscape of digital games.

Prerequisite: MDST 2400