Template talk:Art and video games

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Template needs something more general than a screenshot of Passage as the image. --Jtalledo (talk) 18:09, 14 August 2012 (UTC)

How about this one, from The Art of Video Games exhibition? Diego (talk) 23:24, 29 October 2012 (UTC)
That's a good picture. Thanks for that. :) --Jtalledo (talk) 23:57, 29 October 2012 (UTC)

While File:Passage 3 by Jason Rohrer screenshot.png doesn't work well on its own (kind of ugly and not self-descriptive), another scene from Passage (in PD) could be apropos. I can see how it may be problematic to feature any one game in this box, but an "art game" screenshot seems like an amicable and descriptive solution, and Passage has clout as a well-known "art game" collected by MoMA (also fits the horizontal orientation of this template). Other options would be the usual WP video game icon with an art icon, or one of these free use images: File:Testament of SH - Sketch & 3D model Opium Den.png (alt) (perhaps split to show half concept art and half 3D modeling), File:The art of video games exhibition crowd.jpg (exhibit view, should be fine with copyright, though relatively low-quality), facial expressions from exhibit (could work very well if cropped and cleared for copyright). Anyway, some thoughts czar · · 19:04, 2 August 2013 (UTC)

Anything but the Passage screenshot or another screenshot of just one game. The Art and Video Games category shouldn't be defined by a single game alone. --Jtalledo (talk) 11:58, 3 August 2013 (UTC)


The list is getting long. Anyone knows the syntax to make it collapsible? Diego (talk) 23:42, 29 October 2012 (UTC)

I made the lists collapsible. Adjust it if there's anything missing. Thanks. --Jtalledo (talk) 23:57, 29 October 2012 (UTC)

Non-free image[edit]

Is the image used in the template free to use? Also, it is rather big. Could a smaller substitute be used? SharkD  Talk  15:24, 17 November 2015 (UTC)

The image was taken at a public exhibition and released as Creative Commons Attribution. We could further reduce the resolution if you think that helps. Diego (talk) 13:39, 18 November 2015 (UTC)


Here we are discussing the image again. The current image (Image:Art of videogames-Advances in mechanics.jpg) is of poor quality and doesn't add any value to the template. It should be removed if it can't be replaced. czar 20:05, 11 January 2016 (UTC)

Also I still think the Passage image would make a fine representation of "art and video games". The only real opposition I see is the "preference" of choosing one game over another, but I don't see how that's an issue when Passage is described as the embodiment of an art game and is in the MoMA collection as such. czar 20:06, 11 January 2016 (UTC)