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Conceptualizing Play and Game: Hardcore

I’ve actually discussed the intricacies of defining play and game before, most notably in my post on the magic circle, but I came across and article that really tries to flesh out “the logico-formalistic configurations that as such act as … Continue reading

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Pre-Game Studies; The study of games.

Although what is now referred to as Game Studies began to form around the late 90’s, as mentioned in my previous post, the study of games is a much older practice; however, it crops up throughout history in a rather … Continue reading

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