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Internet Spaceships Are Serious Business: An EVE Online Reader

Author
Marcus Carter, Kelly Bergstrom, Darryl Woodford
Publisher / Label
University of Minnesota Press
Country
USA
Language
English
Publication year
2016
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
234
ISBN
9780816699087

Index

   Contents

   Glossary of EVE Online Jargon                                   ix

   Introduction                                                    xi
   MARCUS CARTER. KELLY BERGSTROM, AND DARRYL WOODFORD

 1 EVE Online for the Uninitiated                                   1
   KELLY BERGSTROM AND MARCUS CARTER

 2 EVE Online Is Hard and It Matters                               17
   CHRISTOPHER PAUL

 3 Virtual Interstellar Travel                                     31
   WILLIAM SIMS BAINBRIDGE

 4 Universes, Metaverses, and Multiverses                          48
   KJARTAN PIERRE EMILSSON

 5 The Digital Grind: Time and Labor as Resources ofWar
   in EVE Online                                                   55
   OSKAR MILIK

 6 The Russians Are Coming! Stereotypes and Perceptions of
   “Russianness” in EVE Online                                     77
   CATHERINE G00DFELL0W

 7 The Art of Selling Trust                                        93
   CHRIBBA (CHRISTER ENBERG)

 8 We Play Something Awful: Goon Projects and Pervasive Practice
   on Online Games                                                 99
   RICHARD PAGE

 9 The Accidental Spymaster                                       115
   ENDIE (KEITH HARRISON)

10 The Evolution of Player Organizations: A Goonswarm Perspective 122
   THE MITTANI (ALEXANDER GIANTURCO)

11 RIPVile Rat: Makeshift Memorials In EVE Online                    129
   MARTIN R GIBBS, MARCUS CARTER, AMO JQJI MORI

12 Imagined Capsuleers: Reframing Discussions about Gender 
   and EVE Online                                                 148
   KELLY BERGSTROM

13 The Social System in EVE Online                                164
   MANTOU (ZHANG YUZHOU)

14 Do EVE Online Players Dream of Icelandic Spaceships?
   The Role and Mechanisms of Co-creation in CCPs Success         167
   JEDRZEJ CZARNOTA

15 EVE Online as History                                          189
   NICK WEBBER

16 On the EVE of Preservation: Conserving a Complex Universe      210
   KRISTIN MACD0N0U6H, REBECCA FRAIMOW, DAN ERDMAM,
   KATHRYN GRONSBELL, AND ERICA TITKEMEYER

   Contributors                                                   221

   Index                                                          223