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The Resource Video game worlds : working at play in the culture of Everquest, Timothy Rowlands, (electronic book)

Video game worlds : working at play in the culture of Everquest, Timothy Rowlands, (electronic book)

Label
Video game worlds : working at play in the culture of Everquest
Title
Video game worlds
Title remainder
working at play in the culture of Everquest
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Rowlands
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As massively multiplayer online (MMO) games grow in scope and popularity, what are the characteristics of their emerging gaming culture? How is this culture shaped by the decisions made by game designers and the collective interpretations of a game's player base? In this book, Timothy Rowlands brings a diverse mix of ethnographic, semiotic, and analytical approaches to the virtual world of EverQuest. Through first-hand player experiences and interviews of other gamers, Rowlands analyzes a gaming environment that, as time goes on, looks less like leisure and more like a workspace. This gr
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Rowlands, Timothy
Dewey number
794.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1469.37
LC item number
.R69 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Video games
  • Video games
Label
Video game worlds : working at play in the culture of Everquest, Timothy Rowlands, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10529218
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
201 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781611320688
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Video game worlds : working at play in the culture of Everquest, Timothy Rowlands, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10529218
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
201 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781611320688
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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