Between Pixels and Play: the role of the photograph in videogame nostalgias

This weekend I’ll be heading down to Margate to the Nostalgias: Visual Longing conference (8th -10th November 2013), where I’ll be giving a paper about videogame arcades, nostalgia and the photographs I’ve found on Flickr capturing/documenting some of these spaces

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Between Pixels and Play: the role of the photograph in videogame nostalgias

This weekend I’ll be heading down to Margate to the Nostalgias: Visual Longing conference (8th -10th November 2013), where I’ll be giving a paper about videogame arcades, nostalgia and the photographs I’ve found on Flickr capturing/documenting some of these spaces

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Norway, Philosophy and Games

Last week I had the pleasure of being invited to deliver one of the keynote lectures at the Philosophy of Computer Games conference in Bergen, Norway. The conference was really well organised, friendly and had a great range of papers.

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Norway, Philosophy and Games

Last week I had the pleasure of being invited to deliver one of the keynote lectures at the Philosophy of Computer Games conference in Bergen, Norway. The conference was really well organised, friendly and had a great range of papers.

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“Gotta [feel] the beat!”: space, time and rhythms of play

Next week I’m flying to Bergen, Norway to give a keynote lecture at the Philosophy of Computer Games 2013 conference. I first went to the conference in Athens in 2011, and it was a great three days of conversations and

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“Gotta [feel] the beat!”: space, time and rhythms of play

Next week I’m flying to Bergen, Norway to give a keynote lecture at the Philosophy of Computer Games 2013 conference. I first went to the conference in Athens in 2011, and it was a great three days of conversations and

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A Journey to France and back…

For the last week I’ve been in France, Brittany to be precise (a small hamlet called Le Helleguy near Quistinic to be really precise). It was lovely to visit Carnac again (I’ve not been since I was about 2 years

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A Journey to France and back…

For the last week I’ve been in France, Brittany to be precise (a small hamlet called Le Helleguy near Quistinic to be really precise). It was lovely to visit Carnac again (I’ve not been since I was about 2 years

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Mazes in Videogames

My book Mazes in Videogames:Meaning, Metaphor and Design was published by McFarland in 2013. You can buy it from the publisher (or other online bookstores…)

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Mazes in Videogames

My book Mazes in Videogames:Meaning, Metaphor and Design was published by McFarland in 2013. You can buy it from the publisher (or other online bookstores…)

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Here be Dragons?

On the 14th March 2013 I will be giving an invited talk at the British Cartographic Society about videogames and maps. It is part of an event celebrating 50 years of the BCS, and is a day focused around the

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Here be Dragons?

On the 14th March 2013 I will be giving an invited talk at the British Cartographic Society about videogames and maps. It is part of an event celebrating 50 years of the BCS, and is a day focused around the

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Mapping the M25

This weekend I traveled down to Margate (via Canterbury) to visit Geek 2013. My return journey home was via Iver in Buckinghamshire allowing me for (I think) the first time to drive round most of the M25. I tracked the

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Mapping the M25

This weekend I traveled down to Margate (via Canterbury) to visit Geek 2013. My return journey home was via Iver in Buckinghamshire allowing me for (I think) the first time to drive round most of the M25. I tracked the

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Map of 2012

Journeys across the UK, Denmark/Sweden and Spain

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Map of 2012

Journeys across the UK, Denmark/Sweden and Spain

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Maps of time: exploring the rhythms of a mediated world

In June I will be heading to Sydney, with my PhD student Michaela French, where we will be presenting our joint paper exploring temporal mapping and rhythms at ISEA 2013. The work focuses on Michaela’s practice and our on-going discussions

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Maps of time: exploring the rhythms of a mediated world

In June I will be heading to Sydney, with my PhD student Michaela French, where we will be presenting our joint paper exploring temporal mapping and rhythms at ISEA 2013. The work focuses on Michaela’s practice and our on-going discussions

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Cycling the coast road (Rider Spoke)

Yesterday I headed down to Brighton for the Artists Open Houses event. My friend wanted to see some of the photography exhibitions and I wanted to go and see the Blast Theory studios as they had sent me an email

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Cycling the coast road (Rider Spoke)

Yesterday I headed down to Brighton for the Artists Open Houses event. My friend wanted to see some of the photography exhibitions and I wanted to go and see the Blast Theory studios as they had sent me an email

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