DOUYIN: CHINESE TIKTOK CULTURE

Over the past few weeks I have immersed myself in the world of TikTok– a social platform where users share short 15-60 second creative clips. It wasn’t long after I started using the app I noticed the lack of asian appearances, with the vast majority of videos starring Australian or American creators.  A quick GoogleContinue reading “DOUYIN: CHINESE TIKTOK CULTURE”

AKIRA (1988) AND THE AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC PROCESS

Growing up I considered myself a pop culture fiend; keeping up to date with the latest blockbuster films, listening to only the most mainstream music and being ‘in-the-know’ about all the latest trends and fashion. Since learning about the process of autoethnography and expanding my experience with Asian culture, I now realise my years ofContinue reading “AKIRA (1988) AND THE AUTOETHNOGRAPHIC PROCESS”

THE BEGINNING OF DIGITAL ASIA

During my first Digital Asia class of the semester I was introduced to the world of Korean films with a screening of ‘The Host,’ a 2006 South Korean monster film directed by Bong Joon-ho and starring Song Kang-ho, Byun Hee-bong, Park Hae-il, Bae Doona and Go Ah-sung.  Going into my first class of the semesterContinue reading “THE BEGINNING OF DIGITAL ASIA”

THE CAT’S OUT OF THE BAG

During week 4 we began brainstorming potential ideas for our group game. We workshopped a ‘music festival’ board game, ‘event organisation’ card game and a number of other variations that toyed with different mechanics and rules. After further exploration and discussion we finally decided to test Meg’s cat game idea. The initial aim of theContinue reading “THE CAT’S OUT OF THE BAG”

GAME ANALYSIS: FLASH POINT

During week 2 I got the opportunity to play-test Flash Point: Fire Rescue, a cooperative board game where all players are on the same team and everyone either wins or loses together. The overall aim of the game is to rescue at least seven victims trapped inside a burning building before the fire becomes uncontrollable, theContinue reading “GAME ANALYSIS: FLASH POINT”