This editorial from Espen Aarseth is a great look at the 20-year-old history of the journal, and in general.

gamestudies.org/2101/articles/

If you wanted to make a syllabus for what readings would be on it? They don't need to be about games, only crucial for understanding them.

Pokémon Go, new study 

A paper we've been working for a while is out:

"Exploring Features of the Pervasive Game Pokémon GO That Enable Behavior Change: Qualitative Study"

We studied how different game features were tied to changes in people's reported behavior. Takeway:

"The respondents reported being more social, expressed more positive emotions, found more meaningfulness in their routines, and had increased motivation to explore their surroundings."

doi.org/10.2196/15967

Game studies, conference call, workshop 

Interested in ? Thinking of coming to DiGRA2020? Come join us in the Ludic Unreliability workshop and chat with us about all the ways games mislead us.

digra2020.org/workshops/

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