Games in Academia

  • I need assistance finding resources for an Esports high school course

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    Hello! I am a high school teacher in New Jersey and I am creating a course where students learn and play competitive esports in the name of education. I do not want to go into too many details too soon ...
  • HCI Knights! in reply to Paper by ColbyJ

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    Thank you so much for putting the paper here! I found it really interesting! I am an HCI phd student and work in a media research lab, so video game learning is an interest. The audio and visual senario conditions ...
  • I'll just bump this real quick. in reply to Looking for participants in academic study! by paifjes

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    Participants need to send an estimated 20 hours per week on Twitch (preferably mainly as audience, but if you're a broadcaster, you are welcome to calculate a few extra hours if you're close to the 20 hr mark).
  • Looking for participants in academic study!

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    I'm currently writing my thesis about Twitch, and I'm looking for some Twitch-audience to interview. Are there any DayKnights that would be interested in part-taking?
  • Paper in reply to Looking for participants for my online (game-related) study by ColbyJ

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    In case anyone is interested, this was the result of this work. If anyone reads it, I'm curious to know what you think.
  • Access Denied in reply to man my skill level is bad by zeek

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    Yeah, I finished collecting data for this in May. I'm currently in the process of writing the paper now. Once I'm done, I'm going to see if I can share the results with those who completed it.
  • man my skill level is bad in reply to Looking for participants for my online (game-related) study by ColbyJ

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    Access Denied
  • Late to the party in reply to Ludica publications by EveWhite

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    Currently getting an "account suspended" page from their host. It looks like Google has cached the articles, though.Searching on some of the journal engines, Celia Pearce (brief search, only one I looked for right now) has a lot of interesting ...
  • :) in reply to Fantastic! by ndef

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    Thanks Sean! I hope so too.I'm thinking maybe this would work better in a possible future platform for your own community. Who knows!
  • Fantastic! in reply to Ludica publications by EveWhite

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    I haven't had a chance to comment on this but it's a fantastic summary and you pose some great questions! I hope that others who are interested in the theory behind games culture get involved in the conversation around these ...
  • Ludica publications

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    In the latest Mostly Walking, Sean B. alluded to an article published by Ludica, a women’s game collective “devoted to exploring alternatives to the current anthrocentric, male-dominated, and technocentric culture of digital games” (see article below), about how video games ...
  • Artificial Intelligence Brood War Tournament

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    There is an Artificial Intelligence tournament in Brood War running right now, so check it out!42 AI bots programmed in C++ and Java by students & programmers around the globe are gonna play 861 games 24/7 over the following 5+ ...
  • Sequelitis and GDSE! in reply to Who does great analysis? by BingoBob

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    Egoraptor has a video series called Sequelitis with really good videogame design analyses. Here's my favourite, about Mega Man: There's also this game developer QA site called Game Development Stack Exchange where questions with a "game-design" tag have been frequently ...
  • Who does great analysis?

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    I've bounced around the internet trying to find casters/academics/people who do analysis like Bill/Sean/Sean at the end of each Mostly Walking show and game. I really like how Bill/Sean/Sean discuss history and mechanics, but can't seem to find anyone else ...
  • tl:dr in reply to I Need Some Tips For Creating A High School eSports Club by madflip

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    You've just described most high schools in the U.S. of A., so I'll assume that's you're location. Dude, I grew up in Pennsylvania, and we have some loony laws. I know that at least here, you can start a club ...
  • I am also trying to start up a high school team! in reply to Ok But They Are Mostly Links To Good Sites and References by madflip

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    I wanted to download it but it didnt work, if you could post the links again that would be great!! :)
  • Looking for Graduate/PostGraduate students in Cognitive Science

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    Hey All,Philosopher here. I'm currently trying to find researchers (Postgraduate, Graduates, Post-doctorates, etc) in Cognitive Science, Neuroscience who are using Starcraft 2 (or other games) as a tool to measure Cognitive abilities. This sounds broad, and it should be! If ...
  • Sounds fair in reply to Career Fairs by ttat

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    Yeah, i think that actually makes sense, since as you mention their all basically software companies, i'd really prefer a game company, but it sounds like great advice. Thanks a bunch ;)
  • Career Fairs in reply to Internships as a Game-Developer/Programmer by Exirason

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    Don't apply to just game companies. If its your first industry work experience, you'll learn a lot pretty much anywhere you go. Customize your resume for companies you really want, and have a generic one for the rest. Rapid-fire your ...
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