Salford academic’s virtual landscapes work featured in Times Higher Education

By Jan.29, 2016

Umran Ali, University of Salford senior lecturer in creative media and programme leader of BSc in computer and video games has been looking at how the countryside can inspire computer game creators.

The PhD researcher aims to encourage digital designers to return to the great English tradition of landscape writing from Wordsworth to Ruskin to inspire gaming and has taken his debate forward in a series of three books on Virtual Landscapes in video games exploring everything from “the giant mushroom forests of Morrowind” to “the tropical underground caves of Phantasy Star Online”.

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