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When: Thursday, June 12th @ 6:30pm Where: Allen Library, Research Commons The expansion of the videogame industry over the last thirty years documents a seemingly unquenchable...
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One of the hobby-horses I've been riding since the beginning of the Critical Gaming Project in 2007 concerns the paucity of actual game criticism in...
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This article is part of the "Critical Exemplars" features series. For the previous series, "Better Game Culture," click here. Whenever I’m defining what games are...
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This article is part of the "Critical Exemplars" features series. For the previous series, "Better Game Culture," click here. Contrasting Noise and Silence in Braid As...
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This article is part of the "Critical Exemplars" features series. For the previous series, "Better Game Culture," click here. A Brief Modern History of Fighting...
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This is the pilot piece of our new featured article series, "Critical Exemplars." For the previous series, "Better Game Culture," click here. One of...
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The Conversation Gets Louder In 1996, 30 people gathered at a Best Western hotel in Garland, Texas, to play Quake. The event was organized by...
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(image from barefootliam at Deviant Art!) I’m going to make two statements (interleaved with ideas) that converge later. What Is Better Game Culture?
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In a recent talk at the University of Victoria, I argued that a creator's decision to produce a game – rather than work...
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Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein argued that games were an ‘open concept’ in that no universalizing criteria could be used to...
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