Players Unleashed!: Modding the Sims and the Culture of Gaming

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Amsterdam University Press, 2011 - 224 Seiten
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A compelling examination of the practice and implications of modding as they apply to the best-selling computer game The Sims.
  

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Inhalt

PREFACE
7
Game development in context
47
Histories of modding
57
Modding simulations
64
Serious game development or intense play?
75
DYNAMICS OF MODDING
87
NEGOTIATING THE CODE
123
Game space as canvas
135
Playing house performing gender
145
EXTENDING THE GAME
157
From recycling to remediation
168
pornographic hacking and The Sims
178
CONCLUSION
185
REFERENCES NOTES INDEX 190 210 217
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Tanja Sihvonen is researcher in computer games, players and participation culture.

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