Alter Ego: Avatars and Their Creators
'Alter Ego' presents the phenomenon of the contemporary avatar - the virtual characters gamers choose and design to engage in 3D worlds online. Portraits of gamers from the United States, Europe, China, and Japan (including leading figures of the gaming world) are paired with digital images of their alter egos, graphically dramatizing the gap between fantasy and reality. Each of the seventy pairs of images are accompanied by detailed gamers' profiles. Sometimes hilarious and always visually exciting, 'Alter Ego' also serves as a guide to the new world of the avatar and is a contribution to the debate about the future of society in the digital age.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tyroeternal - LibraryThing
An amusing look at a wide variety of gamers from around the world. It was incredible to see the diversity represented in both gender, ethnicity, and games played; a clear picture of how inaccurate the stereotypical "gamer" is becoming. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BakuDreamer - LibraryThing
This is actually not very good, but, it's interesting. ( Saw some of it in a magazine someplace ) Read full review