Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

8 Sep
2016

Protected: Part 2: Parallels Between Fans and Scholars

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8 Sep
2016

Protected: Part 1: SF and Fantasy film; Fans vs Critics vs Scholars

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17 Aug
2016

Celebrity Identities

Lately I’ve been thinking about how celebrities try to create their own identitities and the push-pull created between celebs and [&hellip

21 Feb
2012

Trying to Keep up Momentum

Have read and commented on one book, I’ve tried to keep going in spite of discovering that parenting full time [&hellip

17 May
2011

What keeps people engaged?

If you study MMOs at all, you may have seen Tom Chatfield’s TED Talk in which he talks about what [&hellip

1 Mar
2011

Writing in Character

For awhile I was writing here, and on my abstract, and I was not writing so much as my character. [&hellip

20 Jan
2011

Research Update… If only I could get paid to play. ;-)

So I’ve been collecting responses to questions about Clan Lord and trying to weave them together.  The process is interesting [&hellip

7 Dec
2010

Blurred Boundaries

As I continue playing and thinking about Clan Lord, and thinking about a new way of researching that integrates observer [&hellip

18 Nov
2010

Attempting a New Approach to Fan and Game Studies

So… as I posted last time, I will be speaking about how one might take an approach to studying an [&hellip

18 Oct
2010

Inhabiting Characters

One of the most striking aspects of this particular game is the extent to which players are devoted to their [&hellip

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