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Cheating Gaining Advantage in Videogames

ISBN-10: 0262513285

ISBN-13: 9780262513289

Edition: 2008

Authors: Mia Consalvo, M. Consalvo

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Book details

List price: $47.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.166

Acknowledgments
Introduction: To Cheat or Not to Cheat
Is That Even the Question?
A Cultural History of Cheating in Games
Creating the Market
Easter Eggs and Secret Agents
Guidance Goes Independent
The Rise of Strategy Guide Publishers
Genies, Sharks, and Chips
The Technological Side to Cheating
Game Players
Gaining Advantage
How Videogame Players Define and Negotiate Cheating
The Cheaters
Busting Punks and Policing Players
The Anticheating Industry
A Mage's Chronicle
Cheating and Life in Vana'diel
Capital and Game Ethics
Capitalizing on Paratexts
Gameplay, Ethics, and Everyday Life
Notes
References
Index