The Nature of Computer Games

The Nature of Computer Games

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Offering one of the first fully articulated theories of computer games based on game play rather than game texts, The Nature of Computer Games mounts a serious challenge to literary critics, cultural theorists, and others who might assume computer game play is best understood with reference to preexisting social contexts.In addition to successfully incorporating multiple wads, the Doom II design successfully incorporated multiple players. ... No doubt, there were technological reasons why multiplayer modes of play became increasingly popular after Dooma#39;s release and ... Through its multiplayer mode, in the absence of any predetermined context of design (i. e., wad files), the Doom series and the action 1 08 The Nature ofanbsp;...

Title:The Nature of Computer Games
Author:David Myers
Publisher:Peter Lang Pub Incorporated - 2003-01-01


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