A Casual Revolution: Reinventing Video Games and Their Players

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Price
$48.00
Publisher
MIT Press
Publish Date
Pages
264
Dimensions
5.79 X 8.66 X 0.56 inches | 0.76 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780262517393

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About the Author

Jesper Juul is a researcher at the Danish Design School and an affiliate of the New York University Game Center. He is the author of Half-Real: Video Games between Real Rules and Fictional Worlds (2005), published by the MIT Press.

Reviews
...[F]or anyone working in the games industry or studying games and their role in popular culture, A Casual Revolution is a succinct and indispensable summary of the current state of video games.--Stewart Woods, Game Studies--

Let's start with the hype. A Casual Revolution is terrific. A succinct, informative, thoughtful examination of the forces that have been, as its subtitle says, reinventing video games and their players. Oh, and on top of all that, it's just plain fun to read.

--Tap-Repeatedly (5/5 stars)--