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The Formation of Gaming Culture: UK Gaming Magazines, 1981-1995
University of Skövde, School of Informatics. University of Skövde, The Informatics Research Centre. (Media, Technology and Culture (MTEC))
2015 (English)Book (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The book describes how games played on computers became computer games. By analysing the first gaming magazines it shows how a culture of reception and appreciation was produced around games produced for home computers and circulated in the hobbyist culture of 'bedroom coding'.

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London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015. , 139 p.
Keyword [en]
games, gaming, gamers, culture, field theory, media, history
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Cultural Studies
Research subject
Humanities and Social sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:his:diva-11081DOI: 10.1057/9781137305107ISBN: 978-1-137-30511-4ISBN: 978-1-137-30510-7ISBN: 978-1-137-30509-1OAI: oai:DiVA.org:his-11081DiVA: diva2:820249
Available from: 2015-06-11 Created: 2015-06-11 Last updated: 2016-02-17Bibliographically approved

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