Definition of ludologist in English:



See ludology

‘The ludologists see this technique as anathematic to the gameplay experience; narratologists say it adds depth and direction.’
  • ‘There is an ongoing battle between two videogame factions: the ludologists, who believe that game mechanics are everything, and the narratologists, who argue for the importance of story.’
  • ‘Ludologists allegedly argue that games should be understood from the standpoint of "play" and narratologists allegedly argue that games should be studied for their narrative content.’
  • ‘Ludologists and the extremely anal-retentive will be relieved to find that errors in the 1987 diagrams have been corrected.’
  • ‘It also makes me wonder whether the hardcore 'ludologists' who believe video games aren't or shouldn't be a storytelling medium at all, might be on to something.’