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Thursday, Aug 20, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Jason Thompson, Ken S. McAllister, Judd Ethan Ruggill
M/C Journal (July 2009)

“We offer this article as an entrée to these questions, as a way to begin to attend to some of the theoretical and practical complexities of obsolescence and its negotiation. We do so primarily by focusing on where those complexities intersect with computer games, the new media we collect and study.”


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