Tag: Stuart Moulthrop

Tending the Garden Plot: Victory Garden and Operation Enduring...

2004-10-19

Dave Ciccoricco returns to Stuart Moulthrop, considers Operation Enduring Freedom (2003) in light of Operation Desert Storm (1991), and consults the annals of World War II for a likely source of “Victory Garden,” the title of Moulthrop’s 1991 network fiction on the Gulf War.

A User's Guide to the New Millennium

2003-03-26

Over 800 pages, the New Media Reader does not exhaust its subject; it even sets the stage for a companion volume.

John Cayley's response

2005-05-21

“Playing with play,” John Cayley sets ludology on an even playing field with literature, but without literary scholarship’s over-reliance on ‘story,’ ‘closure,’ and ‘pleasure.’

Diane Gromala’s response (excerpt)

2004-05-22

Cyberpractitioner Diane Gromala celebrates virtual immersion’s unsteady body-knowledge.

Ludology

2004-05-23

First Person, second section: What is Ludology? Editors Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin see a disciplinary shift away from ill-advised analogies toward analyses of the gaming situation itself.

Espen Aarseth responds in turn

2004-05-21

Espen Aarseth holds that gameplay, not Lara Croft?s physique, should command the attention of an evolving game studies.

Towards Computer Game Studies (sidebar)

2004-05-19

Sidebar images, “From Work to Play: Molecular Culture in the Time of Deadly Games.”

The Fan’s Desire and Technopower

2003-11-09

Whether they fret over Ziggy Stardust or the condition of posthumanity, fans and scholars share, argues Harvey Molloy, a few habits of mind.