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Games scholar Jose Zagal starts a new semester of Backstory, with discussions of Role-Playing Games Studies, the intricate web of influence among different game media, and identifying the ethical frameworks in Animal Crossing. If Emmanuel Kant made a videogame, what would it be like?
Jose at The University of Utah, Jose on Twitter, DiGRA, Foundations of Digital Games Conference, Role-Playing Games Studies: Transmedia Foundations (Use code FLR40 for a 20% discount!), Videogames and the Ethics of Care (with John Murphy), The Videogame Ethics Reader, Ludoliteracy, Examining 'RPG Elements': Systems of Character Progression (with Roger Altizer), Pre-Order Star Crossed!
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