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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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2001, A Game Odyssey…

Although 2001 is dramatically lauded as “Year One of Computer Game Studies as an emerging, viable, international, academic field” by Espen Arseth, the events leading up to this proclamation were set in motion in 1997, the year in which two … Continue reading

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