[-empyre-] Re: new media

Nick Montfort wrote:
>If I were to say "new media is a field" it would just
>be a shorthand for saying that the topic deserves to 
>be studied on its own terms, with methodologies and 
>appaoches that are native to new media.

And what would define "new media"?
The support where it is presented?
The support used to create it? The
languages? How is an audiovisual
narrative in Flash different from
an audiovisual narrative in VHS?
Is the e-book "Moby Dick" the same
thing as the book "Moby Dick"?

>And I agree that game studies should also be a field.

But aren't computer games also
"new media"?

Nemo Nox

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