Context matters, or so we are told.
So, this week we consider how thematic, aesthetic, and narrative contexts effect how we understand the mechanics of the games that we play.
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Our podcast contributors:
G. Christopher Williams is the Multimedia Editor at PopMatters.com. You can find his weekly updates featured at the Neuromance blog.
In addition to writing for PopMatters, Nick Dinicola is also a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog and appears regularly on the Game Hounds podcast.
Eric Swain is a frequent contributor to the Moving Pixels podcast and maintains his own blog on gaming, The Game Critique.