If virtual world users’ claims to citizenship and sovereignty within those worlds are to be taken seriously, so too must the question of “gray collar” or semi-legal virtual laborers.
Podcast: “On the WOW Pod: A Design for Extimacy and Fantasy-Fulfillment for the World of Warcraft Addict”
A discussion about the inducement of pleasure, fantasy fulfillment, and the mediation of intimacy in a socially-networked gaming paradigm such as World of Warcraft.
Mastery and the Mobile Future of Massively Multiplayer Games
What game design opportunities do we create when we extend massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) to cell phones?