Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

4-11-2014

Publisher

UNLV Center for Gaming Research

Abstract

In this April 11 Gaming Research Colloquium talk, Andrade presents some recent research and insights into new forms of popular digital and reality-based play. New game forms such as cosplay, larping, virtual-location based games, co-presence, and play communities are established norms of play with tens-of-thousands of players/participants and gaining popularity as productive gaming communities.

Keywords

Casinos; Gambling; Games; Internet games industry; Local history; Nevada--Las Vegas; Popular culture

Disciplines

American Popular Culture | Gaming and Casino Operations Management | Sociology

Language

English

Comments

MP3 Audio file size: 40.5 megabytes


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