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Atenção: Os textos com datas anteriores a novembro de 2018 foram migrados de plataformas mais antigas e ainda não foram totalmente revisados. Em especial, links para páginas, arquivos e imagens provavelmente serão inválidos.

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Apropos

In these pages, you will find texts about my academic, professional and personal activities. This mélange results in a great variety of subjects. Only some of the pages have been translated to English.

However, there is one recurring subject: games. Games are an important of my life, from...

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Apresentação

Estas páginas trazem os resultados de minhas atividades acadêmicas, profissionais e lúdicas. Esta variedade de origens se reflete na variedade de assuntos que podem ser encontrados aqui.

Mas há um assunto marcadamente preponderante: os jogos. Jogos foram e são uma parte importante de minha...

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Minha dissertação de mestrado amplia a proposta do artigo Distinctive Features in Games, que apresentei no SBGames 2014, e a aplica ao caso da análise estratégica de jogos.

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This paper was written by me, by my advisor professor André Battaiola, and by my wife professor Adelaide Silva. It presents an innovative proposal for the formal description of characteristics of games.

The paper was selected as one of the three best papers in the Design & Art track.

The text is...

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Some ideas on the MDA framework and its applicability to the study of board games. This article was published on my Gamasutra blog.

The MDA framework is based on its authors' experience with digital games, and some of its assumptions are not true for board games.

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