Media Culture and Participation (#bcm215)

The Vorrias Blog

Character sprites and other details are only a few of the key changes made in the Restoration Project mod

When it comes to participation in media culture, some of the games that I am looking at for my digital artifact have very well build community, even if they are games from the 1990’s, the community is able to keep the game fresh by participating in the areas of paratext – building upon or going beyond what is already there.

This can be done through creating mods for those games, if it be to create a new experience or to simply make it a more modern experience.

According to Raessen, the big difference between ‘culture participation’ and ‘participatory culture’ is that cultural participation is being active within the culture or a culture that is already built around them, while participatory culture is being active and creating demands due to having different…

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