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Dungeons & dreamers the rise of the computer game culture : from geek to chic.

Author: Brad King; John Borland
Publisher: New York McGraw-Hill.
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"Former Wired correspondent Brad King and CNET writer John Borland take you on an all-access tour of the world of PC gamers. Learn why violence seems to be inherent in comuter gaming, why the medium attracts mostley men, and why the violence sometimes spills over into reality, as it did at Columbine. Explore how the face of the average gamer is changing with deathwatch teams such as PMS - Psycho Men Slayers - the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad King; John Borland
ISBN: 0072228881 9780072228885
OCLC Number: 1000503896
Description: 273 pages 24cm
Contents: 1: Together 2: Machines at Play 3: Building Community, Building Business 4: Brave New Worlds 5: Log On, Shoot Down 6: Homebrewed Gamers 7: Losing the Game 8: Gamers, Interrupted 9: Unleashed 10: Herding Gamers Epilogue: Beginning Again

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Takes you into the living rooms and cacophonous gaming environs of gaming kingpins like Richard Garriott and John Carmack, who invented games such as Quake and DOOM. This title provides information  Read more...

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