ludically

ludically

(ˈluːdɪkəlɪ)
adv
in a ludic or playful manner
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8) compulsive disorder: inability to act in any other way, the feeling of being pushed to act the way he does by someone else, probably "the shark," or the "hidden lord" or "the subterranean miner" or, in Poe's terms, the "imp of the perverse": the twisted, quasi ludically, quasi seriously naughty trickster-like mercurial unpredictable personality that makes him do things which come even for him as if out of the blue:
The overarching structure of The Forgotten Space allows its makers to include many vignettes, including one that shows children on a "container port" playground, ludically preparing themselves for life in the containerized world.
Illustrating the ways videogames translate Gothic elements ludically, uncovering these events requires players to solve puzzles frequently culminating in a highly symbolic locked door, the 'key' to which the player must discover to progress.
A 1973 work comprises two petite wooden boxes, one inscribed unpleasant private thoughts and the Other secret words, whose ludically hermetic presentation (they are nailed tight, and encased in a Plexiglas vitrine) leaves one with the suspicion that the repositories are in fact empty.
Whereas contemporary literature derives from such a fuzziness and experiments ludically with it, medieval texts such as the Voir dit represented an order that worked to establish just the opposite, and so it is one of the remarkable features of the Voir dit that fuzziness should occur to such an extent there.
If everything is sheer invention, we may think we are dealing either with a lucid fiction, built ludically or, perhaps, cynically, or with a phantasm experienced by the author in a hallucinatory manner.
That is, I did not heed what the presentation was intended to achieve politically or culturally, only ludically, as an entertainment.
On two occasions Mes bureaux ludically explores the points of intersection, the intimacies, between fiction and non-fiction by pairing a photographic image of one of Toussaint's bureaux with a citation from one of Toussaint's novels.
Remains of the Immigrant Experience--Ethnocultural Representations, Metaphors and the Ludically Critical.
Moreover, hunger is invoked ludically, even at the expense of material and corporeal needs: fooling hunger with one of the bases for slaking it, could, in its delaying tactics, be a temporary solution, if only it were possible.
The derivation from the Italian grotto explains how, in the fifteenth century, excavations conducted appropriately under the house of Nero (that historical freak) revealed chimerical, indefinable, oxymoronic, and ludically sinister figurations.
Manuals delineating acceptable courtly etiquette brought this practice under more strict control as ludically insulting wit was increasingly seen as "inappropriate" among members of the upper social strata.