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Queer game studies

Author: Bonnie Ruberg; Adrienne Shaw
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A landmark anthology opens video game studies to queer culture

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Ruberg; Adrienne Shaw
ISBN: 9781517900366 1517900360 9781517900373 1517900379
OCLC Number: 995347005
Description: xxxiii, 295 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: ContentsIntroduction: Imagining Queer Game Studies Adrienne Shaw and Bonnie RubergPart I. Defining Queerness in Games1. What Is Queerness in Games, Anyway?Naomi Clark2. QueergamingEdmond Y. Chang3. Queer Theory, the Body, and Video GamesDerek A. Burrill4. Queering Games History: Complexities, Chaos, and CommunityZoya StreetPart II. Queering Game Play and Design5. Ending the Cycle: Developing a Board Game to Engage People in Social Justice IssuesPeter Wonica6. Playing OutsideLeigh Alexander7. Building a Queer MythologyHanna Brady8. For Play? Literary Ludics and Sexual PoliticsAubrey Gabel9. Play and Be Real about It: What Games Could Learn from KinkMattie Brice10. Queering the Snapshot: Ambient Mobile PlayLarissa Hjorth and Kim d'AmazingPart III. Reading Games Queerly11. On "FeministWhorePurna" and the Ludo-Material Politics of Gendered Damage Power-ups in Open-World RPG Video GamesRobert Yang12. Welcome to My Fantasy Zone: Bayonetta and Queer Femme DisturbanceAmanda Phillips13. Roleplay as Queer Lens: How "ClosetShep" Changed My Vision of Mass EffectTodd Harper14. Queer(ing) Gaming Technologies: Thinking on Constructions of Normativity Inscribed in Digital Gaming HardwareGregory L. Bagnall15. On Gone Homemerritt kopasPart IV. Queer Failures in Games16. The Trouble with CommunitiesAdrienne Shaw17. "Play Like a Girl": Gender Expression, Sexual Identity, and Complex Expectations in a Female-Oriented Gaming CommunityGabriela T. Richard18. The Nightmare Is OverKatherine Cross19. Queer Gaming: Gaming, Hacking, and Going Turbo Jack Halberstam 20. The Arts of Failure: Jack Halberstam in Conversation with Jesper Juul Moderated by Bonnie Ruberg21. "I Wouldn't Even Know the Real Me Myself": Queering Failure in Metal Gear Solid 2Jordan YoungbloodPart V. Queer Futures for Games22. If Queer Children Were a Video GameKathryn Bond Stockton23. Queer Growth in VideogamesChristopher Goetz24. Finding the Queerness in GamesColleen Macklin25. Organizing New Approaches to Games: An Interview with Chelsea Howe, Toni Rocca, and Sarah SchoemannModerated by Bonnie Ruberg26. Forty-Eight-Hour Utopia: On Hope and the Future of Queerness in GamesBonnie RubergContributorsIndex
Responsibility: Bonnie Ruberg and Adrienne Shaw, editors.
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