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DIGRA
2005
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Gaining Advantage: How Videogame Players Define and Negotiate Cheating
This paper addresses players’ uses of supplemental items during gameplay, how they define what is and is not “cheating” in reference to these items, and then, what actions t...
Mia Consalvo
DIGRA
2005
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Motivations of Play in MMORPGs
Nicholas K. Yee
DIGRA
2005
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Girls Creating Games: Challenging Existing Assumptions about Game Content
In a reinforcing cycle, few females create games and fewer girls than boys play games. In this paper, we increase our understanding of what girls like about games and gaming by de...
Jill Denner, Steven Bean, Linda L. Werner
DIGRA
2005
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Addressing social dilemmas and fostering cooperation through computer games
The concept of social dilemmas can be used to understand social situations all around us. I am looking at identity formation to help understand why people make the decisions they ...
Mark Chen
DIGRA
2005
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Fictive affinities in Final Fantasy XI: complicit and critical play in fantastic nations.
Like many massively-multiplayer role-playing games, Final Fantasy XI is a persistent world with a heroic fantasy setting. This paper discusses fictive player identities, and descr...
William Huber
DIGRA
2005
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Simulating the Storytelling Qualities of Life: Telling Stories with the Sims
The stories vs. games debate has been prominent during the early years of game studies, and few other perspectives have been introduced to the discussion. In the paper, Game Resea...
Satu Heliö
DIGRA
2005
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Machinima: digital performance and emergent authorship
John Carroll, David Cameron
DIGRA
2005
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Contexts, pleasures and preferences: girls playing computer games
In this paper, issues of girls and their gaming preferences are explored through observations of computer games sessions at an all-girl state school. What emerged is that preferen...
Diane Carr
DIGRA
2005
Springer
11 years 5 months ago
Push. Play: An Examination of the Gameplay Button
At the center of the video game experience is the interface. Before a player grabs the first powerup or meets the first obstacle, the would-be-adventurer must accept the limitatio...
Stephen Griffin
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