“The Assemblage of Play”, Games and Culture, vol. 4, no. 4, 331-339, 2009. (Correction to text: This piece was funded by the MacArthur Foundation.) [PDF] Abstract This article explores the notion of assemblage for computer game studies. Drawing on this framework the author proposes a multi-faceted methodological approach to the study of games and the…
“Internet & Games” in M. Consalvo, C. Ess, R. Burnett (eds.) The Blackwell Handbook of Internet Studies, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. [PDF]
“Becoming a Player: Networks, Structures, and Imagined Futures” in Y. Kafai, C. Heeter, J. Denner, and J. Sun (eds.) Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: New Perspectives on Gender, Games, and Computing, Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2008. [PDF]
“Pushing the Borders: Player Participation and Game Culture” in J. Karaganis (ed.), Network_Netplay: Structures of Participation in Digital Culture, New York: Social Science Research Council, 2007. [PDF]
“Unruly Play, History Lessons, and a Call for Non-Dichotomous Models,” State of Play II, October 2004. Copy unavailable. Please refer to my book Play Between Worlds for most recent version of the argument.