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Videogames and Ebola

The radio program New Tech City has a program on videogames and epidemics, and what videogames (like World of Warcraft) can teach us about preventing or containing Ebola.[1] [1] On World of Warcraft and epidemics, see the “corrupted blood” incident.

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The End of the “Gamer”

The notion that the “gamer” identity is ending is one Ian Bogost draws upon in his How to Do Things with Videogames (2011), and Patrick Jagoda gestures toward it in his work as well. Luke Plunkett has an article at Kotaku, “We … Continue reading

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