@Prof_Birch My answer was partially tongue-in-cheek -- your thought was exactly what many people in game studies are doing/thinking. Especially Civilization is so obviously historical simulation that many people have applied it for that purpose. There are benefits that it's a well-design off-the-shelf product that you can just throw on a computer and it works.
@bthall You kinda get used to it. The number of rejections quickly runs into double digits and after that it's just one more in the long line.
That said, the way some papers get rejected still gets to you. Sometimes it's clear that things didn't really go great with the peer review process.
One year after publication, I'm finally allowed to share freely the full text of "Rethinking #Age in #HCI Through Anti-Ageist Playful Interactions".
I'm very proud of this paper, and especially of its methodology at the crossroads of interaction #criticism, pragmatist #aesthetics and #ludology.
Modern academic writing: this article will study a subsection of a subsection of a category in one instance, and it will painstakingly footnote every step along the way towards a tentative conclusion
Old timey academic writing: the purpose of literature is
For anyone who's not already in the blast radius of this, here's a summary of the latest scandal surrounding the methodology of academic journals, especially those that the hoaxers locate in the realm of "grievance studies." Thoughts?
Want to work on #virtualreality #VR and, who knows, #worldpeace? There is a #PhD #scholarship available at the Nanyang Technological University Interdisciplinary Graduate School under my supervisor, Vivian Chen. Project details here: http://cohass.ntu.edu.sg/Programmes/Graduate-Programmes/IGS/Documents/AY2019_03_Utilizing%20virtual%20reality%20and%20video%20games.pdf #gradschool #academia #games #gamestudies
Post-doc at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, Centre of Excellence in Game Culture Studies. Specialized in philosophy, game studies and digital culture.
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