Is Skyrim art?

#1phishfacePosted 12/3/2012 12:01:35 PM
Is Skyrim art? - Results (41 votes)
Yes
19.51% (8 votes)
8
No
4.88% (2 votes)
2
Yes, just like many videogames
41.46% (17 votes)
17
No, just like all videogames
4.88% (2 votes)
2
No, but some other videogames are art
4.88% (2 votes)
2
Yes,it means more to me than what is conventionally called 'art'
4.88% (2 votes)
2
Yes, it means as much to me as other forms of art
2.44% (1 votes)
1
No, it does not mean the same to me as things I would call 'art'
0% (0 votes)
0
It contains visual beauty, narrative, music: how could it not be art?
14.63% (6 votes)
6
Art is more than just visual beauty, narrative and music
2.44% (1 votes)
1
This poll is now closed.
The Oxford English Dictionary defines 'art' as "the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power"

Though saying what art is and is not is one of the most controversial questions in the history of our species...
#2zeroboboPosted 12/3/2012 12:03:37 PM
of course it is.
most video games are art. even bad ones.
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#3GriffRobertsPosted 12/3/2012 12:04:49 PM
Didn't some powerful governing body officially define video games as an art form?

I remember Todd Howard mentioning that when he closed his DICE keynote thing, the one with the gamejam and stuff.
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#4zeroboboPosted 12/3/2012 12:07:30 PM
http://www.giantbomb.com/news/museum-of-modern-art-to-begin-featuring-games/4465/

museums are even starting to put video games in them.
so yeah, anyone denying video games are art, is pretty dumb.
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#5The_Real_TurnipPosted 12/3/2012 12:07:39 PM
You missed "Yes. Just like all videogames." as an option for the poll. Seems more fitting then some of the options you did give (especially since there's a couple there that I'm not sure what you mean for them, since they seem to be just "no" but worded differently).
#6MC2011Posted 12/3/2012 12:07:49 PM
Does the Museum of Modern Art have any power in this?

Otherwise...

*spins Rin*

...

She says yes.
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#7phishface(Topic Creator)Posted 12/3/2012 12:11:49 PM
The_Real_Turnip posted...
You missed "Yes. Just like all videogames." as an option for the poll. Seems more fitting then some of the options you did give (especially since there's a couple there that I'm not sure what you mean for them, since they seem to be just "no" but worded differently).

I thought about it, but I think that would be unsustainable. Not all painting, music or writing is art; it'd be odd if videogames were different.
#8zeroboboPosted 12/3/2012 12:13:25 PM
phishface posted...
The_Real_Turnip posted...
You missed "Yes. Just like all videogames." as an option for the poll. Seems more fitting then some of the options you did give (especially since there's a couple there that I'm not sure what you mean for them, since they seem to be just "no" but worded differently).

I thought about it, but I think that would be unsustainable. Not all painting, music or writing is art; it'd be odd if videogames were different.


yes all painting, music and writing is art.

it doesn't have to be good to be art....

Twilight IS art. its awful terrible art, but its still art.

you can't pick and choose. if you do you're a pretentious dick.
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#9MC2011Posted 12/3/2012 12:15:02 PM
Porn is art.

So is hentai. :D
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#10darkportal785Posted 12/3/2012 12:15:06 PM
MC2011 posted...
Does the Museum of Modern Art have any power in this?

Otherwise...

*spins Rin*

...

She says she doesn't know.


Fix'd. Rin never knows.

SHE FEELS.
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