Fun, Taste, & Games: An Aesthetics of the Idle, Unproductive, and Otherwise Playful

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$27.95  $25.99
Publisher
MIT Press
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Pages
256
Dimensions
5.7 X 7.9 X 1.1 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780262039352
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About the Author
John Sharp is Associate Professor in the School of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons School of Design at the New School. He is the author of Works of Game: On the Aesthetics of Games and Art (MIT Press) and coauthor (with Colleen Macklin) of Games, Design, and Play: A Detailed Approach to Iterative Game Design and (with David Thomas) Fun, Taste, & Games: An Aesthetics of the Idle, Unproductive, and Otherwise Playful (MIT Press). Sharp and Macklin are Codirectors of the PETLab (Prototyping Education and Technology Lab) at Parsons.

David Thomas is Assistant Professor in the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver. A former game journalist, he runs the website Buzzcut.com.
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