ludography

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ludus (game), and from -graphy, after bibliography

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ludography (plural ludographies)

  1. A curated list of games
    1. A list of the games mentioned in a publication
      • 2014 Clara Fernández-Vara, Introduction to Game Analysis (Routledge →ISBN) cover notes:
        Examples are drawn from a range of games, both digital and non-digital—from Bioshock and World of Warcraft to Monopoly—and the book provides a variety of exercises and sample analyses, as well as a comprehensive ludography and glossary.
    2. The oeuvre of a game designer
      • 2019 Nicolas Courcier, Mehdi El Kanafi, The Legend of Final Fantasy VII: Creation - Universe - Decryption "Nomura's Influence" (Third Editions →ISBN)
        Some very specific obsessions recur throughout his ludography: themes involving the subconscious, the nature of the mind, and the manipulated hero.

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