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Real Life First Person Shooter (Chatroulette version)

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The Never-Ending Game of Dungeons & Dragons

 
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Australian Senate: No National Games Support

…and politicians wonder why the vast majority of Aussies are thoroughly disillusioned with the state of governance today.
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The Field of Dreams Approach: On Writing About Video Games

GO: I go to these academic conferences where a similar conversation is happening among professors who write in the field of gaming studies. Some bring in literary and film theory, and try to lay that on top of video games, while others reject that. The tools and the language are already there from other fields, […]
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“Games, in other words, offer a metaphor for a vision of life…”

Games, in other words, offer a metaphor for a vision of life that can be ordered, understood and conquered. They are fair and just in a way that the real world is not. The game makes its player a fair bargain: “Give me your time and energy and you will prevail in accordance with your […]