Download e-book for kindle: An Odyssey into Video Games and Pop Culture: The Collected by Robert B. Marks

By Robert B. Marks

ISBN-10: 192753738X

ISBN-13: 9781927537381

A pioneer in online game observation, Robert B. Marks used to be one of many first – if no longer the 1st – games concerns columnists within the English language. In March 2015 he again to take a clean new examine games and pa culture.

Thought upsetting, debatable, and insightful – and with new introductions – this assortment includes:

- All 29 installments of Garwulf’s nook from the pages of The Escapist, masking matters starting from outrage tradition to range to the tradition conflict over the Hugo Awards.

- “Beyond the Escapist,” a set of installments together with an exam of shared cinematic universes, an research of 1 of the main recognized Twitter harassment legal instances of all time, and the 1st elements of “The highway to GamerGate,” a deliberate yet deserted 4-part sequence taking a old examine the occasions of August 2014 – such a lot released right here for the 1st time.

- Garwulf Speaks, Robert B. Marks’ journal test, with function articles masking online game piracy to the heritage of the general public weather swap debate to the altering id of the gamer – and brief tales to delight, stream, or even terrify.

From the toy to the revival of Battlebots, from the Ghostbusters remake to at least one of video gaming’s first mass homicide simulators, this can be a interesting odyssey into the superb global of games and dad culture.

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