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- Chicago Review Press 2017; US$ 15.99
In 2005, the video game World of Warcraft struck the cultural landscape with tidal force. One hundred million people have played WoW in the twelve years since. But those people did more than play. They worked, they fought, they triumphed, they held entire game servers hostage, they even married each other in real life. They developed new identities,... more...
- Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 9.24
This is one of the first titles in an exciting new series of guides for wargamers. Taking one of the most pivotal and famous episodes in British military history, it gives a wargamer?s perspective of the dramatic events of 1066 and the Norman conquest up to around 1070, and advice on how to recreate these on the gaming table. Advice is given on factors... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2017; Not Available
Video games have developed into a rich, growing field at many top universities, but they have rarely been considered from a queer perspective. Immersion in new worlds, video games seem to offer the perfect opportunity to explore the alterity that queer culture longs for, but often sexism and discrimination in gamer culture steal the spotlight. Queer... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 9.99
The Frostgrave Folio is the complete collection of all previously released Frostgrave mini-ebook supplements in one printed volume. This includes Hunt for the Golem , a three-scenario campaign in which the warbands hunt down a rogue golem, Sellsword , which introduces rules for experience-gaining captains to help lead warbands, Dark Alchemy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
Recent shifts in new literacy studies have expanded definitions of text, reading/viewing, and literacy itself. The inclusion of non-traditional media forms is essential, as texts beyond written words, images, or movement across a screen are becoming ever more prominent in media studies. Included in such non-print texts are interactive media forms... more...
- Touchstone 2017; US$ 26.99 US$ 19.99
As Bringing Down the House did for card counters and Positively Fifth Street did for poker players, Daniel Barbarisi does for Daily Fantasy Sports fans in this leap down the rabbit hole of America?s latest obsession. Daniel Barbarisi quits his job as the New York Yankees beat writer for The Wall Street Journal and begins a quest: to join the... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2017; US$ 5.99
It may not always be beautiful, but rugby is a glorious game. Whether you?re a devoted fan or a complete newcomer, there?s no other sport where titans clash with so much heart and soul. Bringing together history, trivia, amusing anecdotes and fresh insights, this handy volume will be your sweet chariot through the world of the oval ball. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95
In order to better understand and theorize video games and game playing, it is necessary to study the activities of gamers themselves. Gamers make literal the theoretical concept that Roland Barthes and Julia Kristeva defined four decades ago: they are active creators in generating meaning; they are creators of media texts they share with other fans... more...