1. What is DiGRA Digital Games Research Association – DiGRA is a Finnish non-profit (see also, about DiGRA). DiGRA “aims to support and promote the academic study of digital games and develop its recognition as a field of enquiry”. See bylaws (Finnish http://digra.org:8080/Plone/digradocuments/digrarules03fi/ and Bylaws in English http://digra.org:8080/Plone/digradocuments/digrarules03/). 2. What DiGRA does The main operations of DiGRA areContinue reading “Yet Another DiGRA FAQ”
It seems that I ended up writing something bit lengthier than a tweet of facebook update about this. Jenni Goodchild posted an analysis of gamers are death news articles by @firehawk32 at (http://pixietalksgamergate.wordpress.com/gamers-are-dead-article-analysis/). The most of these are posted at Aug 28, 2014. Sargon of Akkad in his Youtube video claims that these articles canContinue reading “On gamers are dead news articles”
Diversity of play: Games – Cultures – Identities 14-17 May 2015, Lüneburg, Germany http://www.digra2015.org Video game culture has had a self-image of being a distinct cultural form united by participants identifying themselves as ‘gamers’ for many years. Variations in this identity have been perceived either in relation to preferred platform or level of commitment and skill (newbie, casual, core, pro, etc.). Today theContinue reading “CFP: DiGRA 2015”
Digra has a new journal, Transactions of the Digital Games Research Association (Todigra). Its an open access journal. The whole issue as in one pdf is available via ETC Press and print copies can ordered via Lulu.