Name, first nameDario Hardmeier & Raffaele de LauretisYear of birth7885UniversityZHDKField of Interest / research fieldInteraction / Game / Media DesignTitle of projectCreating an immersive fairy-tale worldAbstractCan a game with no guns, sexual themes or strong language be fun?
Can a game where you have to grow your own plants and catch butterflies be fun?

Strongly story driven and aimed at children of ages 8 to 14, "Daina: The Herbarium" is an innovative computer game which strives to immerse the player into a 3D world that is drawn by hand. The gameplay, levedesign and narrative of "Daina: The Herbarium" are designed using the principles of meaningful gameplay.
TutorsUlrich Götz; Réné BauerFileDownload file
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