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Playing Utopia, Futures in Digital Games

Author
edited by Benjamin Beil, Gundolf S. Freyermuth, Hanns Christian Schmidt
Publisher / Label
Trascript
Country
Germany
Language
English
Publication year
2019
Type of publication
Book
Number of pages
332
ISBN
978-3839450505

Index

Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgements | 7
Utopian Futures.
A Brief History of Their Conception and Representation in
Modern Media—From Literature to Digital Games
Gundolf S. Freyermuth | 9
UTOPIAS IN DIGITAL GAMES
Tinkering with Political Utopias and Dystopias in DEMOCRACY 3.
André Czauderna | 69
The Concept of Utopia in Digital Games
Gerald Farca | 99
“Everything is true; nothing is permitted”.
Utopia, Religion and Conspiracy in ASSASSIN’S CREED
Lars de Wildt | 149
Beyond the Holonovel.
The Holographic Interactive Digital Entertainment Utopia
of STAR TREK
Tonguc Ibrahim Sezen | 187
UTOPIAS OF DIGITAL GAMES
Feminist Interventions for Better Futures of Digital Games
Alison Harvey | 211
An Educational Perspective 
Ludopian Visions.
On the Speculative Potential of Games in Times of
Algorithmic Work and Play
Anne Dippel | 235
Playful Utopias.
Sandboxes for the Future
Hartmut Koenitz | 253
Building Utopia, Brick by Brick?
Selling Subversiveness in LEGO DIMENSIONS
Hanns Christian Schmidt | 267
We have won this battle ;)
Thomas Hawranke | 285
The Utopia of Getting Over It
Benjamin Beil | 315
Contributors | 327