The Resource Dungeons, dragons, and digital denizens : the digital role-playing game, edited by Gerald Voorhees, Josh Call, and Katie Whitlock

Dungeons, dragons, and digital denizens : the digital role-playing game, edited by Gerald Voorhees, Josh Call, and Katie Whitlock

Label
Dungeons, dragons, and digital denizens : the digital role-playing game
Title
Dungeons, dragons, and digital denizens
Title remainder
the digital role-playing game
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gerald Voorhees, Josh Call, and Katie Whitlock
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
793.93
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1469.6
LC item number
.D86 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Voorhees, Gerald
  • Call, Josh
  • Whitlock, Katie
Series statement
Approaches to digital game studies
Series volume
v. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantasy games
  • Electronic games
  • Role playing
  • Games
Label
Dungeons, dragons, and digital denizens : the digital role-playing game, edited by Gerald Voorhees, Josh Call, and Katie Whitlock
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section 1: Game master -- 1. Eco-performance in the digital RPG gamescape / Adele H. Bealer -- 2. The pathways of time: temporality and procedures in MMORPGs / Joshua Abboud -- 3. Game and narrative in Dragon Age: Origins: playing the archive in digital RPGs / Alice Henton -- 4. When language goes bad: localization's effect on the gameplay of Japanese RPGs / Douglas Schules -- 5. The Lord of the Rings Online: issues in the adaptation of MMORPGs / Neil Randall, Kathleen Murphy -- Section 2: In character -- 6. Traumatic origins: memory, crisis, and identity in digital RPGs / Katie Whitlock -- 7. Risky business: neo-liberal rationality and the computer RPG / Andrew Baerg -- 8. Postcards from the other side: interactive revelation in post-apocalyptic RPGs / Zachary McDowell -- 9. Constructing a powerful identity in World of Warcraft: a sociolinguistic approach to MMORPGs / Benjamin E. Friedline, Lauren B. Collister -- 10. In the blood of Dragon Age: Origins: metaphor and identity in digital RPGs / Karen Zook -- 11. Epic style: re-compositional performance in the BioWare digital RPG / Roger Travis -- Section 3: Out-of-character -- 12. Neo-liberal multiculturalism in Mass Effect: the government of difference in digital RPGs / Gerald Voorhees -- 13. 'Simply fighting to preserve their way of life': multiculturalism in World of Warcraft / Christopher Douglas -- 14. From meaning to experience: teaching fiction writing with digital RPGs / Trent Hergenrader -- 15. Gaming the meta: metagame culture and player motivation in RPGs / Josh Call -- 16. The generalization of configurable being: from RPGs to Facebook / Chuk Moran
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 376 pages
Isbn
9781441195180
Lccn
2011037483
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)745980158
  • (OCoLC)ocn745980158
Label
Dungeons, dragons, and digital denizens : the digital role-playing game, edited by Gerald Voorhees, Josh Call, and Katie Whitlock
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Section 1: Game master -- 1. Eco-performance in the digital RPG gamescape / Adele H. Bealer -- 2. The pathways of time: temporality and procedures in MMORPGs / Joshua Abboud -- 3. Game and narrative in Dragon Age: Origins: playing the archive in digital RPGs / Alice Henton -- 4. When language goes bad: localization's effect on the gameplay of Japanese RPGs / Douglas Schules -- 5. The Lord of the Rings Online: issues in the adaptation of MMORPGs / Neil Randall, Kathleen Murphy -- Section 2: In character -- 6. Traumatic origins: memory, crisis, and identity in digital RPGs / Katie Whitlock -- 7. Risky business: neo-liberal rationality and the computer RPG / Andrew Baerg -- 8. Postcards from the other side: interactive revelation in post-apocalyptic RPGs / Zachary McDowell -- 9. Constructing a powerful identity in World of Warcraft: a sociolinguistic approach to MMORPGs / Benjamin E. Friedline, Lauren B. Collister -- 10. In the blood of Dragon Age: Origins: metaphor and identity in digital RPGs / Karen Zook -- 11. Epic style: re-compositional performance in the BioWare digital RPG / Roger Travis -- Section 3: Out-of-character -- 12. Neo-liberal multiculturalism in Mass Effect: the government of difference in digital RPGs / Gerald Voorhees -- 13. 'Simply fighting to preserve their way of life': multiculturalism in World of Warcraft / Christopher Douglas -- 14. From meaning to experience: teaching fiction writing with digital RPGs / Trent Hergenrader -- 15. Gaming the meta: metagame culture and player motivation in RPGs / Josh Call -- 16. The generalization of configurable being: from RPGs to Facebook / Chuk Moran
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 376 pages
Isbn
9781441195180
Lccn
2011037483
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)745980158
  • (OCoLC)ocn745980158

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