[Air-l] Game Studies: first issue out

Reinhold Grether Reinhold.Grether at uni-konstanz.de
Tue Jul 17 09:00:20 PDT 2001

Game Studies
the international journal of computer game research
issue 1
july 2001
is out

"Game Studies is a crossdisciplinary journal dedicated to
games research, web-published 3-4 times a year at
Our primary focus is aesthetic, cultural and communicative
aspects of computer games."

"Our mission - To explore the rich cultural genre of games;
to give scholars a peer-reviewed forum for their ideas and
theories; to provide an academic channel for the ongoing
discussions on games and gaming."

Espen Aarseth
Computer Game Studies, Year One

Marie-Laure Ryan
Beyond Myth and Metaphor
The Case of Narrative in Digital Media

Jesper Juul
Games Telling stories?
A brief note on games and narratives

Selmer Bringsjord
Is It Possible to Build Dramatically Compelling Interactive
Digital Entertainment 
(in the form, e.g., of computer games)?

Markku Eskelinen
The Gaming Situation

Jesper Juul
The repeatedly lost art of studying games 
Review of Elliott M. Avedon & Brian Sutton-Smith (ed.):
The Study of, Games, New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,
1971. 530 pages

Gonzalo Frasca
The Sims: Grandmothers are cooler than trolls






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