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Author Waggoner, Zach, 1973-

Title My avatar, my self : identity in video role-playing games / Zach Waggoner
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2009]


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 W'PONDS  004.019 Wag/Mam  AVAILABLE
 MELB  004.019 Wag/Mam  Unavailable C19
Description v, 201 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Summary "This book examines the relationships between virtual and non-virtual identity in visual role-playing games. It shows dynamic, varying and complex relationships between the virtual avatar and the player's sense of self and makes recommendations of terminology for future identity researchers. Features 15 photographs of videogame screens, and an appendix of sample videogame transcription data"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-198) and index
Subject Avatars (Virtual reality)
Video games.
Virtual reality.
Online identities.
Shared virtual environments.
Human-computer interaction.
LC no. 2009009931
ISBN 9780786441099 softcover alkaline paper
0786441097 softcover alkaline paper