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Ken S. McAllister

Game Work

€ 42.50



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface vii
Acknowledgments xiii
PART 1 INTRODUCTION TO PART 1
1. Studying the Computer Game Complex
5(22)
Computer Games as Mass Culture
9(4)
Computer Games as Mass Media
13(1)
Computer Games as Psychophysiological Force
14(4)
Computer Games as Economic Force
18(6)
Computer Games as Instructional Force
24(1)
So, Why Study Computer Games?
25(2)
2. A Grammar of Gamework
27(44)
Rhetoric and Dialectic
29(2)
Propositions of the Gamework
31(3)
The Problematic of Play
34(7)
The Grammar of Gameworks: Analyzing the Computer Game Complex
41(30)
PART 2 INTRODUCTION TO PART 2
3. Capturing Imaginations: Rhetoric in the Art of Computer Game Development
71(47)
Rhetorical Functions Revisited
78(2)
Rhetoric in the Discourse of Game Developers
80(34)
Working Through the Grammar of Gameworks: Agents, Influences, Manifestations, and Transformative Locales
114(4)
4. Making Meanings Out of Contradictions: The Work of Computer Game Reviewing
118(22)
Computer Game Reviewing Online
120(6)
Computer Game Reviewing in Print
126(3)
Playing Up Influence to Influence Play
129(10)
Reviewing the Meanings of the Computer Game Complex
139(1)
5. The Economies of Black & White
140(29)
Defining Economies
144(5)
The `Purchase` of Natural Resources
149(5)
The `Purchase` of Spiritual Resources
154(2)
The `Purchase` of Temporal Resources
156(1)
The Work of Black & White
157(9)
Transformative Locales: Economic Force as Game Work
166(3)
Epilogue 169(2)
Appendices 171(34)
Notes 205(14)
Works Cited 219(8)
Index 227
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Paperback / softback
248 pagina's
Januari 2006
408 gram
222 x 152 x 19 mm
The University of Alabama Press us


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