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Symposium of 7 February: Papo & Yo

The next game to receive the VGHVI immersion-as-identification, mechanic-as-metaphor treatment is Vander Caballero’s Papo & Yo. We’re excited that Denis Farr will be joining us for the symposium, and we’re looking forward to discussing his take on the game’s relation … Continue reading

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Gaming session: Symposium in Lord of the Rings Online

This Thursday night at 9:30 Eastern we’ll begin something new and perhaps promising: a monthly symposium (you know, a drinking party) on “Roots of Humanistic Game Criticism” inside the world of Turbine’s The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO). As … Continue reading

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