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Game Studies

Games in Culture

by Frans Mayra

  • 19 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Communication Studies,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Indoor games,
  • Role-playing & war games,
  • Accounting - Financial,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Cross-cultural studies,
  • Games,
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11716925M
    ISBN 101412934451
    ISBN 109781412934459

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This is a companion website for An Introduction to Game Studies: Games in Culture, a textbook by Frans Mäyrä, published by SAGE Publications, Ltd. This site is maintained by the author in blog format and it provides further resources to the teachers and students using the book.

The in-depth, diverse, and accessible essays in Queer Game Studies use queerness to challenge the ideas that have dominated gaming discussions. This volume reveals the capacious albeit underappreciated communities that are making, playing, and studying queer games, demonstrating the centrality of LGBTQ issues to the gamer world and establishing an alternative lens for examining this.

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The author introduces a set of concepts, categorizations, and analysis methods for study and design of : Aki Järvinen. Interactive social studies textbooks help you as a teacher to get more out of your classroom lessons and will be able to engage our students more than ever before. With the right social studies curriculum, you’ll not only meet state standards, but you’ll help students to get a better grasp on how the country and the world was shaped over.

The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses is a game design manual written by game designer Jesse Schell in Though Schell’s stated goal in writing the book is “primarily to teach you [the reader] how to be a better videogame designer” (xxiv), the principles he explores in the book may be (and are intended to be) applied to any type of game.

He organizes the book around the somewhat. Transmedia Foundations. Role-Playing Game Studies. DOI link for Role-Playing Game Studies. Role-Playing Game Studies book. Transmedia Foundations. Edited By Sebastian Deterding, José Zagal. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 17 April Cited by: 2.

Addressing these fundamental questions and aspects of digital game culture in a holistic way for the first time, Gundolf S.

Freyermuths introduction outlines the media-historical development phases of analog and digital games, the history and artistic practices of game design, as well as the history, academic approaches, and most important. Game theory is the study of mathematical models of strategic interaction among rational decision-makers.

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It provides 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 research.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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