Game Studies Study Buddies – Literary Gaming References and Graph

Below you will find a partial list of all of the works we discussed in the fourth episode of Game Studies Study Buddies, which is centered on Astrid Ensslin’s Literary Gaming.

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Here’s the graph from the book that we discuss:


The Uncle Who Works For Nintendo

My Father’s Long, Long Legs

Sterne – Tristram Shandy

DeLillo – Mao II

Situationist International

Kant – Critique of Judgement

Derrida – “Structure, Sign, and Play”

Spariosu – Dionysus Reborn

Sutton-Smith – The Ambiguity of Play

Wolfenstein: The New Colossus

Caillois – Man, Play and Games

Hayles – How We Became Posthuman

Hayles – “Deep and Hyper Attention”

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

Samorost 2

Anthropy – “To The Right, Hold On Tight”

Bogost – Persuasive Games

Jackson – Patchwork Girl

Montfort – Twisty Little Passages

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