Posts Tagged 'culture'

It’s In the Cards: Narratives and Storytelling in Magic: The Gathering

It’s In the Cards: Narratives and Storytelling in Magic: The Gathering

By Steven Dashiell Gaming isn’t the focus of my research, but I’ve participated in it since I was 13 years…

Game of Spoilers: A Spoiler-Free Investigation into the Role of Experience in Fandom

Game of Spoilers: A Spoiler-Free Investigation into the Role of Experience in Fandom

Fans maintain a careful balance between individually-experienced and community-accumulated information that is important for both the fan’s independent enjoyment and their fandom membership. Spoilers disrupt this balance, and by investigating spoilers we can understand it better.