Ever get the feeling that life's a game with changing rules and no clear sides? Welcome to gamespace, the world in which we live. Where others argue obsessively over violence in games, Wark contends that digital computer games are our society's emergent cultural form, a utopian version of the world as it is. Gamer Theory uncovers the significance of games in the gap between the near-perfection of actual games and the imperfect gamespace of everyday life in the rat race of free-market society.
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Reading this book on a fixed time frame made understanding it difficult. For myself, Wark's wandering through philosophical analysis on video games came across as mere wandering for wandering's sake ... Read full review
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Gamer Theory , orGAM3R 7H30RY , as it would be better known to those following its progress, began its public life atwww.futureofthebook.org/gamertheoryA Hacker Manifesto , it attempts to ascertain ... Read full review