Tampere University and the CoE Gamecult were pleased to host artist, academic, and game designer Troy Innocent during the week of 8th–16th April, 2019. Innocent was visiting for the 15th Annual Tampere University Game Lab Spring Seminar, Urban Play. The Spring Seminar was hosted by the CoE Gamecult and held at the Vapriikki Museum in Tampere, home of the Finnish Museum of Games.
Starting in August 2019, we are launching a blog series that will showcase the achievements and experiences of researchers and alumni of the Centre of Excellence in Game Culture Studies.
Jan Švelch, a postdoctoral researcher at the CoE GameCult, has published article “Resisting the perpetual update: Struggles against […]
Alha, K., Koskinen, E., Paavilainen, J., & Hamari, J. (2019) Why do people play location-based augmented reality games: […]
Understanding why people play games and participate in different kinds of gameful and playful activities has been a […]
Veli-Matti Karhulahti has been doing fieldwork in Korea since September. He is a visiting researcher at Yonsei University. […]
While being extremely successful, free-to-play games have received critique on being exploitative, unethical or simply poor game experiences. […]
What do players do when they can’t talk to each other directly? Argue on the forums, it seems […]