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Author Cooper, Robbie, 1969-

Title Alter ego : avatars and their creators / Robbie Cooper, Julian Dibbell, Tracy Spaight
Published London : Chris Boot, 2007


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  794.8 Coo/Aea  AVAILABLE
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents Introduction / Julian Dibbell -- Interviews -- Glossary / Traccy Spaight
Summary Presents the phenomenon of the contemporary avatar--the virtual characters gamers choose and design to engage in 3D worlds online. Portraits of gamers from the United States, Europe, China, and Japan are paired with digital images of their alter egos, graphically dramatizing the gap between fantasy and reality
Subject Avatars (Virtual reality)
Computer games -- Psychological aspects.
Computer games -- Social aspects.
Computer games -- Pictorial works.
Graphic arts.
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Online identities.
Role playing.
Second Life (Game)
Virtual reality.
Genre/Form Digital art.
Illustrated works.
Author Dibbell, Julian.
Spaight, Tracy.
ISBN 1905712022
Other Titles Avatars and their creators