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Heroine's journey to love: Spatial rhetoric in romantic subplots in BioWare's fantasy RPGs
Images. The International Journal of European Film, Performing Arts and Audiovisual Communication
This article explores the potential of digital games to encode references encompassing specific cultural ideas of romantic love within their spatial structures, thus helping guide the player's interpretation of romance as they interact with and move through those spaces. It undertakes an analysis of romantic subplots in BioWare's fantasy role-playing games, specifically those which reappropriate the courtly love trope, and discusses elements of that remediation which rely heavily on spatialdoi:10.14746/i.2021.38.12 fatcat:kkth6hkchzdmtitjinvg7bwube