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Communities of play : emergent cultures in multiplayer games and virtual worlds

Author: Celia Pearce
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009.
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The odyssey of a group of "refugees" from a closed-down online game and an exploration of emergent fan cultures in virtual worlds.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pearce, Celia.
Communities of play.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008042150
(OCoLC)261204382
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Celia Pearce
ISBN: 9780262259125 0262259125 9780262291545 0262291541 1282694715 9781282694712
OCLC Number: 460168080
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 327 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Celia Pearce and Artemesia ; forewords by Tom Boellstorff and Bonnie A. Nardi.

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