Why It's Rude to Suck at Warcraft

You enter a bright new digital world, exited to explore and hyped just to enjoy the vibe. Ten months later you're yelling at someone for standing in fire. What changed?

Produced by Dan Olson
Written by Nathan Landel and Dan Olson

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A Reports/Books/Articles
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Boellstroff, Tom, Coming of Age in Second Life: An Anthropologist Explores the Virtually Human (Princeton University Press, 2008)
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Consalvo, Mia, Cheating: Gaining Advantage in Videogames (MIT Press, 2007) 28.
Egliston, Benjamin, ‘Play to Win: How competitive modes of play have influenced cultural practices in digital games’ (Honours Thesis, University of Sydney 2013) [Not: School of Art, Communication and English] 24.
Genette, Gérard, Paratexts: Thresholds of Interpretation (Cambridge University Press, 1997).
Glas, René, Battlefields of Negotiation: Control, Agency, and Ownership in World of Warcraft (Amsterdam University Press, 2013).
Golub, Alex, ‘Being in the World (Of Warcraft): Raiding, Realism, and Knowledge Production in a Massively Multiplayer Online Game’ (2010) 83(1) Anthropological Quarterly 17.
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B Other
Crusader3455, ‘MIESTRO DOES A LEGIT 2v3 AT 2500 CR’ (YouTube, 30 August 2022)
AzAMOus, ‘It’s 2922 and You Enter Utgarde Keep’ (YouTube, 29 September 2022)
Mark Chen, ‘Mark Chen presenting Leet Noobs 10 years later’ (YouTube, 12 March 2021)


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00:00:00 Preface
00:01:28 Chapter 1 - Instrumental Play
00:17:58 Chapter 2 - Paratext
00:31:44 Chapter 3 - How Add-ons Ruined my Manchildhood
00:40:50 Chapter 4 - Join a Guild, They Said
00:56:45 Chapter 5 - WoW Classic, A Hellscape of Instrumental Practices
01:12:03 Chapter 6 - Decomposing the World
01:19:37 Conclusion

Дата на публикация: 26 ноември, 2022
Категория: Друго

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