Symmetry: Dimensions in Particle Physics article on Tennis For Two

17 Nov

http://http://www.symmetrymagazine.org/article/november-2013/computer-tennis-anyone

Brief Interview in “Saving Games” by Matt Enis, Library Journal, October 15, 2013

17 Nov

Saving Games @ Library Journal

Everyday Play Cluster @ The New Everyday Mediacommons Project

17 Nov

http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/tne/cluster/everyday-play

 

CFP – Debugging Game History: Forgotten Histories

1 Jul
This is a follow-up to the successful Debugging Game History panels at SCMS 2013.

The panel will be co-organized and co-chaired by Raiford Guins and Henry Lowood.

The panel theme is: Debugging Game History: Forgotten Histories. Each speaker on this panel will present on a key concept, player community, game developer, or topic. As with last year’s “Debugging” panels and the upcoming Debugging Game History volume, we would like each paper to be given a short title that focuses directly on the historical topic covered.

The goal is to underline participation in a coherent project with two aspects: (1) developing critical terminology in game studies; and (2) fostering a greater sense of inclusiveness in game studies by focusing on neglected or forgotten historical actors, designs, developers, companies, scenes, players, forms of documentation, etc.  Some examples: “Arcade Art” “Clan PMS,” “Purple Moon,” “Jerry Lawson,” “Game Fanzines,” “Multiplayer Gaming before DOOM.”  These examples are just intended to give a sense of breadth and the goals of the panel; we hope to get exciting proposals on any related topic. The panel might work best if the concepts are at least somewhat related; our suggestion to achieve this would be to focus on people (players, developers) or settings, but a more diverse set of contributions is fine, too.

Bottom line: The panel’s goal is to open up terminological discussion in critical-historical game studies and to break a path that opens up game studies to previously neglected histories.

Please submit proposals for panel papers to Henry Lowood (lowood@stanford.edu)  and Raiford Guins (rgun81@gmail.com) by 10 August.

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Started reading William Leach’s Butterfly People last night…

23 Apr

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History of Games International Conference Webpage

12 Apr

http://www.history-of-games.com/

eBay video game collection auction

9 Feb

http://www.ebay.com/itm/OVER-30-years-of-VIDEOGAMES-COLLECTION-The-history-of-VideoGames-/121064017825?pt=Video_Games_Games&hash=item1c2ffa4fa1