Games can be used as a tool to convey and experience profound aspects of what it means to be human. Making Deep Games combines theoretical discussions about the expressive nature of games, the case studies of existing games, and hands-on design exercises. Grounded in cognitive linguistics, game studies, and a deep appreciation for metaphor, this book explores systematic approaches on how to tackle complex concepts, inner processes, emotions, and the human condition through game design. This book offers insight into how to make games that teach us something about ourselves, enable thought-provoking, emotionally rich experiences and promote ...

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