All posts by Nick Mizer

About Nick Mizer

Although much of my work focuses on tabletop role-playing games, I think that geek culture in general has a lot to offer for anthropological study, from understandings of modernity and consumerism to the role of the imagination and wonder in the midst of those more “serious” trends. As I explore these things, I find myself straddling the borders between anthropology, folkloristics, and performance studies.

“Capitalism is So Much Easier!” Learning Savings through Playing a Board Game

“Capitalism is So Much Easier!” Learning Savings through Playing a Board Game

By Farah Qureshi and the IMTFI/Loy Loy Team at UC Irvine Loy Loy: The Savings Game in Washington D.C.!  Julia…