Shani Thompson

Student work

Artisan Bay (2020)

Screenshot of Artisan Bay

For my final project I designed and programmed a digital simulation crafting game, I based my game on the subject of my dissertation which aimed to bring together information and data on how craft and material properties are included in simulation role-playing games. The topic of research was inspired by the lack of academic research into craft and crafting within digital games.

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