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Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology program theses2018 MFA Design and Technology program theses ➔ Cool Control: Game Tactility


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dylan negri (designer)
Anthony Jesse Deen (thesis advisor)
Andrew Zornoza (thesis advisor)
Colleen Macklin (thesis advisor)
Barbara Morris (thesis advisor)


May 17 2018


There are many examples of controllers that are viable for competitive game play. However, there are few that consider the tactile experience beyond the ergonomic form factor. My project will fill this need for gamers, by looking at materials beyond the status quo, like cast form or 3d printed plastic, and adding a unique form factor without sacrificing its usability. There is not yet a singular accepted answer for a perfected game controller, although we have come very close. Cool Control is a tribute to the developmental influence of those within the gaming community who grew up during the genesis of online console gaming.




dylan negri. Cool Control: Game Tactility. May 17 2018. Parsons School of Design MFA Design and Technology program theses; 2018 MFA Design and Technology program theses. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 22 Jul 2019.

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