Gloss on Dungeons, Dragons & Numerals: Jan Van Looy's Riposte to Erik Mona

Gloss on Dungeons, Dragons & Numerals: Jan Van Looy's Riposte to Erik Mona

The quantitative/qualitative division evokes Marx’s analysis of use vs. exchange value in the first volume of Capital. Although Van Looy doesn’t go quite this far, his analysis of D&D suggests that playing the game is good training for participation in a capitalist marketplace.

Publication date: 
2008-01-31
Author name: 
Ben Underwood: