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The Infinite Playground

A Player’s Guide to Imagination
By Bernard De Koven
With Holly Gramazio

Edited by Celia Pearce and Eric Zimmerman
A play-centered invitation to experience the power and delight unlocked by imagination.

Play like a Feminist

By Shira Chess

Why video games need feminism and feminism needs video games.

Who Are You?

Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance Platform
By Alex Custodio

The Game Boy Advance platform as computational system and cultural artifact, from its 2001 release through hacks, mods, emulations, homebrew afterlives.


Mobile Video Games, Bias, and Norms
By Christopher A. Paul

An examination of free-to-play and mobile games that traces what is valued and what is marginalized in discussions of games.

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