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Searching for Wholesome Online Fun: LDS Gamers

While being skeptical about the Church ever officially endorsing video games, LDS gamers remains hopeful about the future, knowing that Mormon society is slowly growing to appreciate gaming.

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U Mad?

It’s a very satisfying experience to kill in an online competitive video game. It makes one aware that one’s efforts are significant in, perhaps, the clearest, most visceral metaphor possible. I just made someone else dead.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Holla Back with 'Fat, Ugly or Slutty?'

This week we are joined by the admins of fatuglyorslutty.com, a blog dedicated to calling out online gaming's less savory participants.

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Cory Doctorow Keeps Up a Driving Pace, Full of Action and Violence

The complex economies of online gaming and the tragic reality of third-world sweatshops come crashing together in Cory Doctorow's new novel.

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The Guild: Season Three

The third season of Felicia Day's series about a dysfunctional online gaming guild focuses on the internal crises generated by their encounter with the game's top guild, the Axis of Anarchy, led by Wil Wheaton.

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Communities of Play: Emergent Cultures in Multiplayer Games and Virtual Worlds by Celia Pearce

Pearce’s book illuminates the power of play and the impact of culture, and puts a spin on our perception of the immigrant experience.

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