Vol 2 (2009)

"Games as transformative works," special games issue of TWC guest edited by Rebecca Carlson, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Table of Contents


Games as transformative works
Rebecca Carlson


Robertson Allen
Rebecca Carlson
Casey O'Donnell
Mark Chen
Michael Robert Underwood
Anastasia Marie Salter
Kevin Driscoll, Joshua Diaz


Maps of many worlds: Remembering computer game fandom in the 1980s
Will Brooker
Game over: Asian Americans and video game representation
Thien-bao Thuc Phi
Intrinsic motivation: "flOw," video games, and participatory culture
Braxton Soderman
"Dungeons & Dragons": The gamers are revolting!
Rebecca Bryant
An examination of living through enjoyment: Live-action role-play
Amanda Odom
The birth of a community, the death of the win: Player production of the "Middle-earth Collectible Card Game"
Joe Bisz
Playing Sue
Julia Beck, Frauke Herrling


Interview with Paul Marino
Geoffrey Long
Interview with Doris C. Rusch
Clara Fernández-Vara
Interview with Tony O’Driscoll
TWC Editor
Diane E. Levin: Child's play as transformative work
TWC Editor


"Second person: Role-playing and story in games and playable media," edited by Pat Harrigan and Noah Wardrip-Fruin
John Finlay Kerr
"Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: New perspectives on gender and gaming," edited by Yasmin B. Kafai et al.
Gina Serafin-Persson