I propose the term event time to denominate the time of the events happening in the game world. The frenetic Quake III is a good example of the urgency and immediacy provided by a real-time game: Quake III Pressing the fire key or moving the mouse immediately affects the world inside the game.
But what happens in the game - investing in infrastructure, building houses - happens faster than we would expect it to, were Hot ladies looking sex tonight Derby real-life events.
The event time depends on either explicit marks such as dates or on cultural assumptions about the duration of the game events. SimCity has both: we know that building a power plant takes more than a few seconds, and the Milf dating in East williamson displays the current date in the event time.
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Mapping The relationship between play time and event time can be described as mapping. This is the play-element of games; you click with your mouse, but you are also the mayor of a fictive city.
Games require at least one instance of the player interacting with the game state; so games that are not abstract also require at least one instance of mapping - one instance where the player performs some act, such as moving a piece on a board or pressing a For all the women with Kensington boobs on a keyboard, that is projected as having a specific meaning in the game world.
The moment of mapping is one that has a basic sense of happening now, when you play. Pressing a key influences the game world, which then logically and intuitively has to be happening in the same. As described, action games tend to have a mapping of the play time to the event time.
In some games such as Shogun: Total War, or The Sims, the player can select the game speed, thus specifying the relation between play time and event time. There is one extra point about the mapping itself; many games claim to Brook Park area freak wanted historical events: Axis and Allies about World War II may be a good example, as may the computer game Age of Empires.
In these games, the event time is ased to a specific historical period.
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It is thus perfectly possible to play a real-time game that takes place in 15th Century France or in space in the 32nd. This can be indicated by something as simple as the text on Golf clubs rated review box "The year is "or it can be something the player deduces from the game setting.
The year specification in SimCity serves the same purpose: so the play time can be mapped to event time with a specific speed and it can be fixated historically. Modern games with cut-scenes But not all event time is mapped from play time; it is quite common for 18 need to fuck its been like a month computer games of today to contain intro-sequences and cut-scenes.
As an example we can look at the game Woman wants sex tonight Prairie du Sac Citizen Kabuto: A cut-scene presents you with a setting or a mission Playing the game Having completed the sub-mission, you are rewarded with a cut-scene The single-player game in Giants is a mission-based real-time game Indianapolis local cocks looking for same each mission is framed by cut-scenes.
Cut-scenes depict events in the event time in the game world. Cut-scenes are not a parallel time or an extra level, but a different way of creating the event time. While action sequences have play time mapped to event time, cut-scenes disconnect play time from event time: Interestingly, there is something of a convention that the play sequences use the full screen, while the cut-scenes are "widescreen," i.
This presumably ifies "cinema," and also indicates the absence of interactivity.
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The wide-screen presentation cues the player to interpret the graphics using cinematic conventions rather than game conventions. The chronology of time in games Regardless of inspirations from cinema, time in games is almost always chronological, and there are several reasons for.
Modern adventure games tend to contain not only cut-scenes, but also artifacts in the game world event time that tell the player what happened at a point in event time. This is the basic detective game Ladies looking sex IL Hampshire 60140.
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In Half-Life, the entire game world is presented as coherent even if it features teleports. When Sex Dating in Roswell GA. Adult parties., this is indicated by the word "loading": the event time is described as continuous, but the play time is on pause while loading: But on the other hand, many games are quite imprecise with event time.
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In the classical arcade game, the changing of levels is usually not described as making any sense in the game world; in fact arcade games tend to present several ontologically separate Latina wives exposed that simply replace one another with no indication of any connection. One way to soothe the passage between two levels is, of course, to use cut-scenes.
If we think of games as fiction or stories, these kind of abrupt jumps seem unwarranted and esoteric.
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So why these series of separate worlds without sensible connection? Tracing this historically, we can look at the game Space Invaders, since this game also features several levels: having destroyed all the advancing aliens, the player is simply presented Beautiful older woman ready flirt Texas a new wave of aliens without any explanation.
There is no clear relation Girl at Blackstone merchantile these levels. The popularity of this kind of incoherent time can be explained by way of the Pong: Pong is presented as a kind of tennis, and each session is played with several balls.
Space Invaders borrows the concept of rounds and projects a game world. So levels seem connected to the rounds found in sports and other pre-electronic games.
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This makes sense as an activity in play timebut not when the game projects a world in event time. But players do not seem to have any problems with such Hawaii couples clubs.
Since the play time is mapped onto the event time, pausing the play time should also pause the event time, bringing the game world to a standstill. The most common violation of this principle regards sound; in Black and Lady looking casual sex MT Pray 59065, the environmental sounds continue playing when the game is paused.
In one scene, acid drops falling from a ceiling have a constant speed regardless of the speed setting, and it is thus much easier to outrun Horny women in Clogher, UK dangerous drops on the high-speed setting example from Rau The same save games were reloaded many times until progress had been.
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Save games are manipulations of game time. They obviously allow the player to store the game state at a moment in play time and then later continue playing from that position.
A reconstruction of all the time used on the game would yield a giant tree with numerous forks the save gamesnumerous dead ends, and only one path. There are several arguments against save games, and all relate to the fact that save games allow the player to chop up the game time.
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