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Gaming matters : art, science, magic, and the computer game medium

Author: Judd Ethan Ruggill; Ken S McAllister
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, ©2011.
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In his 2004 book Game Work, Ken S. McAllister proposed a rigorous critical methodology for the discussion of the "video game complex"--The games themselves, their players, the industry that produces them, and those who review and market them. Games, McAllister demonstrated, are viewed and discussed very differently by different factions: as an economic force, as narrative texts, as a facet of popular culture, as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ruggill, Judd Ethan.
Gaming matters.
Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010043922
(OCoLC)674932291
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Judd Ethan Ruggill; Ken S McAllister
ISBN: 9780817385590 0817385592
OCLC Number: 772845328
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 155 pages)
Contents: Idiosyncrasy --
Irreconcilability --
Aimlessness --
Anachronism --
Duplicity --
Work --
Alchemy.
Responsibility: Judd Ethan Ruggill and Ken S. McAllister.

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