Websites belonging to researchers whose main research area is game studies.
Game designer and theorist. Archive of columns published in Gamasutra, other articles, list of print publications, pages describing game philosophy.
(Ln(x))3. The everyday weblog of MUD Scholar Richard Bartle.
Personal weblog of Terra Nova contributor. Includes links and other resources.
Articles, links, and weblog chronicling personal search for games and toys, ideas and innovations, people and events that enhance our capacity for having fun.
Personal site contains articles and writing samples including research on MMORPG economies and "A Rape in Cyberspace."
Website of Dutch independent game scholar Joris Dormans. His articles on games and related subjects can be found here.
Gotland University in Sweden and University of Teesside in England. Personal weblog and notes for Ph.D. work on MMORPGs.
Digital media artist, author, educator, and designer.
Independent. Weblog, articles, games. Research on political games, simulations, ludology.
University of Toledo. Research on the impact of violence in computer and video games on children. List of publications.
IT University of Copenhagen. Articles, reviews, thesis, games.
Professional and academic articles, presentation, and interviews game design philosophy, MMORPG design, and game education.
Brief presentation of his doctoral thesis on videogame history and a few links.
Researching the construction of story in virtual worlds. Background in hypertext theory. Weblog and publications.
Phd scholar at the University of Bergen, Norway. Abstract of his doctoral project: Play and Mediation in Computer Games, links to papers.
Aalborg University. Research on computer games and ludology. Weblog and articles.
Graphic facilitation, graphic recording, visualizations, and sketchnotes.
Focuses on the performative and participatory elements of computer game play. Also researches hypertext theory and interactive, streaming video.
Theorist and author/developer specialising in interactive fiction, often in the crossover between game and literature. Games, fiction, publications and links.
Volda University College. Weblog. Research on MUDs.
University of Virginia. Dissertation deals with games and generative art in the context of conflicting design philosophies: hermeneutic and algorithmic. CV, descriptions of dissertation and projects, list of publications.
Interactive media designer who has also written on games. Papers and descriptions of projects are available.
Weblog, articles and projects centered around multiplayer games, women and technology, emergence in communities and games and serial and reconfigurable narrative.
Germany. Weblog, articles, conference calls. Research on computer games and hypertext.
PhD student at the IT University of Copenhagen. Personal weblog and CV.
Professional and academic articles, presentations, and links to other resources.
IT University of Copenhagen. Articles, activities, teaching.
Weblog. Links to publications and other resources.
Research is both quantative and qualitative, and is particularly centred on players of EverQuest and other Massive Multi-Player Online Games.
Game designer, artist, and academic at NYU exploring the theory and practice of game design. Essays, links, teaching.
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