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This Gaming Life Travels in Three Cities

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ISBN-10: 0472033972

ISBN-13: 9780472033973

Edition: 2009

Authors: Jim Rossignol

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"In May 2000 I was fired from my job as a reporter on a finance newsletter because of an obsession with a video game. It was the best thing that ever happened to me." So begins this story of personal redemption through the unlikely medium of electronic games.Quake, World of Warcraft, Eve Online,and other online games not only offered author Jim Rossignol an excellent escape from the tedium of office life. They also provided him with a diverse global community and a jobas a games journalist. Part personal history, part travel narrative, part philosophical reflection on the meaning of play,This Gaming Lifedescribes Rossignol's encounters in three cities: London, Seoul, and Reykjavik. From his…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 8/4/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English