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An introduction to games studies : games in culture

Author: Frans Mäyrä
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a conceptual overview of the cultural, social and economic significance of computer and video games and traces the history of game culture and the emergence of game studies as a field of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frans Mäyrä
ISBN: 9781412934459 1412934451 9781412934466 141293446X
OCLC Number: 263597753
Description: 224 pages
Contents: Introduction What is Game Studies?Game Culture Meaning in GamesPlay and Games in HistoryDual Structure and the Action Games of the 1970'sAdventures and Other Fiction in the 1980S' GamesThree-Dimensionality and the Early 1990'sThe Real and the Game Game Culture Entering the New MillenniumPreparing for a Game Studies Project
Responsibility: Frans Mäyrä.

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