The Influence of Modernism on Independent Games - From an Analysis of -

모더니즘이 독립 게임에 미친 영향 - 인디게임<더 바인딩 오브 아이작> 분석 -

  • Guo, Dawei (Dept. of Multimedia, Graduate School of Digital Image &Contents, Dongguk University) ;
  • Chung, Jeanhun (Dept. of Multimedia, Graduate School of Digital Image &Contents, Dongguk University)
  • 곽대위 (동국대학교 영상대학원 멀티미디어학과) ;
  • 정진헌 (동국대학교 영상대학원 멀티미디어학과)
  • Received : 2017.04.12
  • Accepted : 2017.06.20
  • Published : 2017.06.28


With improvements in science and technology, independent game which through individuals or small groups development mode has become one of new art creation. In these constantly emerging works, there are contents include trend of modernism thought. In this article, independent game < The Binding of Isaac > is used as an example, by analyzing that game's script, art style and animation sequence, and comparing with westward modernism literature, modernism art and modernism movie's characteristics and manifestation, we try to find how modernism thought influences the independent game design, and conclude modernism game's characteristics. Through those deep influences, we prove that the progress of productivity can also stimulate mass culture to develop in a certain extent.


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