E-book, 122 pages

English language

Published April 1, 2018 by HeterotopiasZn.

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The fourth issue of Heterotopias focuses on the theme of Landscape. What does it mean to digitally construct a landscape? And what meanings, ideologies and implications do the landscapes that games represent carry with them?

004’s cover piece is on the forests of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, which in this issue are shown in all their glory in an original photo series. In an accompanying feature Lewis Gordon explores how the game’s depiction of real-world landscapes connects to Polish and European folklore, as well as a history of political struggle. A new interview with core members of the CD Projekt Red team completes our series on this exceptional game.

Elsewhere in the issue Miguel Penabella explores the influence of scenography, in particular the work of Adolphe Appia, on Cardboard Computer’s tale of debt and decay: Kentucky Route Zero. Meanwhile Sam Zucchi looks at the relationship between depictions of landscape …

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