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“CLOSE/DISTANT” | Keywords for Video Game Studies GIG Session, Apr. 4, 1:30 PM, CMU 202

The Keywords for Video Game Studies graduate interest group’s (GIG) first event of the Spring Quarter is on Thursday, April 4, 1:30-3:30 PM, in Communication 202.  This is our fifth public reading and discussion group of the academic year and … Continue reading

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Unethical Game Design & Compulsion Manipulation

Junglist over at 5 inch Floppy has put together an interesting overview of the changing debate over gaming and addiction entitled “Unethical Game Design” (see below). There are some short interviews with Aarseth and Bogost, as well as a psychologist … Continue reading

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The Timeliness of Time, “Time” Keywords GIG Follow-Up

Although this follow-up for the second session of the Keywords for Video Games Studies is not very timely, the topic of TIME in games was (and is)! We framed the discussion with an image showing a set of topics that … Continue reading

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“TIME” | Keywords for Video Game Studies GIG Session, Nov. 17, 3:30 PM, CMU 202

The Keywords for Video Game Studies graduate interest group’s (GIG) second event of the Autumn Quarter is on Thursday, November 17, 3:30-5:30 PM, in Communication 202.  This is our second public reading group/workshop of the year and will focus on … Continue reading

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“DEMOCRACY” | Keywords for Video Game Studies GIG Session, Oct. 13, 3:30 PM, CMU 226

The Keywords for Video Game Studies graduate interest group’s (GIG) first event of the Autumn Quarter is on Thursday, October 13, 3:30-5:30 PM, in Communication 226.  Building on the conversations started last year, this first public reading group/workshop of the … Continue reading

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