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    Play Between Worlds (NEW) T.L. Taylor Ì 7 Download Excellent study of virtual worlds The book is old compared to 2018 but it still raises vital uestions that have since shaped the debate and bee

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    Play Between Worlds (NEW) Read ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ì T.L. Taylor Read Play Between Worlds I thought that this was a really interesting read In some respects it's definitely out of date and some arguments have progressed and reached wider consensus but it's well written not insufferably academic; a little like a journalist's exposé

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    Play Between Worlds (NEW) Read Play Between Worlds Finally got around to reading this after years of seeing it cited Good observations especially about female players that still hold up today

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    Read ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ì T.L. Taylor T.L. Taylor Ì 7 Download Read Play Between Worlds TL Taylor is a long time player of Everuest and uses her experience as a social researcher to explain the complexities of the social interactions to non players As an online gamer myself I appreciated her thoughtful look at how players change the games they play and create ways to connect with each other One of the most effective chapters was called Where the Women Are and looks at how the gaming world is mired in stereotypes and doesn't

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    Play Between Worlds (NEW) A thin book somewhat dated but still relevant Taylor doesn't say much that hasn't been said before but she does express some ideas clearly and rigorously than can be found elsewhere in the literature As a fairly light read this is a decent entry point to the study of virtual worlds for reasonably informed readers; those who need a bit hand holding should start with Castronova The fact that Taylor focuses on Everuest wh

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    Read ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ì T.L. Taylor T.L. Taylor Ì 7 Download Read Play Between Worlds Short Doesn't really feature much of the apparently extensive ethnography Don't consider it a major work

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    T.L. Taylor Ì 7 Download Read ↠ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ì T.L. Taylor Read Play Between Worlds This was actually a uite interesting read Easy to comprehend and relatable One of the better non fiction books I've had to read for a university course

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    Play Between Worlds (NEW) Thorough anthropologicalethnographic study of how one MMO game universe Everuest and its players navigate the creation of community culture and meaning in game and outside of game

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Play Between Worlds Free read ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Y teenage boys Massively multiplayer online games MMOGs in which thousands of players participate in a virtual game world in real time are in fact actively designed for sociability Games like the popular Everuest she argues are fundamentally social spacesTaylor's detailed look at Everuest offers a snapshot of multiplayer culture Drawing on her own experience as an Everuest player as a female Gnome Necromancer including her attendance at an Everuest Fan Faire with its blurring of online and offline life and extensive research Taylor not only shows us something about games. TL Taylor is a long time player of Everuest and uses her experience as a social researcher to explain the complexities of the social interactions to non players As an online gamer myself I appreciated her thoughtful look at how players change the games they play and create ways to connect with each other One of the most effective chapters was called Where the Women Are and looks at how the gaming world is mired in stereotypes and doesn t know how to make women welcome and feel like gamers first and not women This is a book that I would recommend to anyone who spends their time networking online as through the lens of Everuest Taylor makes many good points about how online communication allows us to move between many worlds

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Play Between Worlds Free read ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB But raises broader cultural issues She considers power gamers who play in ways that seem closer to work and examines our underlying notions of what constitutes play and why play sometimes feels like work and may even be painful repetitive and boring She looks at the women who play Everuest and finds they don't fit the narrow stereotype of women gamers which may cast into doubt our standardized and preconceived ideas of femininity And she explores the uestions of who owns game space what happens when emergent player culture confronts the major corporation behind the game. A thin book somewhat dated but still relevant Taylor doesn t say much that hasn t been said before but she does express some ideas clearly and rigorously than can be found elsewhere in the literature As a fairly light read this is a decent entry point to the study of virtual worlds for reasonably informed readers those who need a bit hand holding should start with Castronova The fact that Taylor focuses on Everuest which is strangely ignored by many scholars in her field also helps to set this book apart from the rest Not essential reading but hardly a waste of time

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Play Between Worlds Free read ¸ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB A study of Everuest that provides a snapshot of multiplayer gaming culture uestions the truism that computer games are isolating and alienating and offers insights into broader issues of work and play gender identity technology and commercial cultureIn Play Between Worlds T L Taylor examines multiplayer gaming life as it is lived on the borders in the gaps as players slip in and out of complex social networks that cross online and offline space Taylor uestions the common assumption that playing computer games is an isolating and alienating activity indulged in by solitar. I thought that this was a really interesting read In some respects it s definitely out of date and some arguments have progressed and reached wider consensus but it s well written not insufferably academic a little like a journalist s expos and thought provoking

  • Hardcover
  • 197
  • Play Between Worlds
  • T.L. Taylor
  • English
  • 20 March 2019
  • 9780262201636