new book out

My new book, Raising the Stakes: E-sports and the Professionalization of Computer Gaming, is now out from MIT Press (& also available at Amazon). The book is based on my fieldwork over the years in the e-sports scene and explores the professionalization of high-end competitive play. I look at not just players, but the development…

site change: posts incoming

I’m making a slight tweak to my website to allow me to do some periodic posts on research related tidbits of interest. Anything prior to this post is maintenance stuff I’ve used to generate the tagcloud for my writings. So, no need to “previous entry” beyond here, unless you enjoy boring admin-y stuff ;)