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2021

Apperley, Thomas H.

The Fiend Folio: Editorial

In: Analog Game Studies, vol. 8, iss. 3, 2021, ISBN: 2643-7112.

Journal article Open access

Links | Tags: Editorial, Fiend Folio, Role-playing games

Sturrock, Ian; Apperley, Thomas H.

Contributing to Fiend Folio: White Dwarf and the UK RPG Scene

In: Analog Game Studies, vol. 8, iss. 3, 2021, ISSN: 2643-7112.

Journal article Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Dungeons & Dragons, Fiend Folio, Interview, Role-playing games

Mäyrä, Frans

“Finland”, “casual games”, “Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA)”, “immersion”, “mobile games”, “role-playing games (RPGs)”

In: Wolf, Mark J. P. (Ed.): Encyclopedia of Video Games: The Culture, Technology, and Art of Gaming, Greenwood, 2021, ISBN: 978-1-4408-7020-0.

Publication for professional or general audience

Abstract | Tags: Casual games, DiGRA, Finland, Immersion, Mobile games, Role-playing games

2020

Stenros, Jaakko; Sihvonen, Tanja

Like Seeing Yourself in the Mirror? Solitary Role-Play as Performance and Pretend Play

In: Game Studies, vol. 20, iss. 4, 2020, ISBN: 1604-7982.

Journal article Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Digital games, Performance, Pretend play, Queer play, Role-play, Role-playing games, Single-player

2019

Sihvonen, Tanja; Stenros, Jaakko

On the Importance of Queer Romances - Role-play as Exploration and Performance of Sexuality

In: WiderScreen, vol. 22, iss. 1-2, 2019, ISSN: 1795-6161.

Journal article Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Analog game, Digital games, Queer, Role-play, Role-playing games, Romance, RPG, Sexuality

Torner, Evan

Planescape: Torment: Immersion

In: Payne, Matthew Thomas; Huntemann, Nina B. (Ed.): How to Play Video Games, pp. 52-58, New York University Press, 2019, ISBN: 9781479830404.

Book chapter

Abstract | Links | Tags: Affect, Immersion, Literary studies, Planescape: Torment, Role-playing games

Sihvonen, Tanja; Stenros, Jaakko

Queering Games, Play, and Culture through Transgressive Role-Playing Games

In: Jørgensen, Kristine; Karlsen, Faltin (Ed.): Transgression in Games and Play, pp. 115-129, The MIT Press, 2019, ISBN: 9780262038652.

Book chapter

Tags: Queer, Role-playing games, Transgressive play

2018

Koskimaa, Raine; Arjoranta, Jonne; Friman, Usva; Mäyrä, Frans; Sotamaa, Olli; Suominen, Jaakko

Pelitutkimuksen vuosikirja 2018

Pelitutkimuksen seura ry, 2018, ISSN: 1798-355X.

Book Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Education, Electronic sports, Game history, Kasvatus, Kilpapelaaminen, Mölkky, Outdoor game, Pelihistoria, Role-playing games, Roolipelit, Sportification, Ulkopeli, Urheilullistuminen, Video games, Videopelit

Torner, Evan

RPG Theorizing by Designers and Players

In: Zagal, José P.; Deterding, Sebastian (Ed.): Role-Playing Game Studies: Transmedia Foundations, 2018, ISBN: 978-0-8153-6920-2.

Book chapter

Links | Tags: Role-playing games

Brown, Ashley M. L.; Stenros, Jaakko

Sexuality and the Erotic in Role-Play

In: Zagal, José P.; Deterding, Sebastian (Ed.): Role-Playing Game Studies: Transmedia Foundations, pp. 425–439, 2018, ISBN: 0815369204.

Book chapter

Abstract | Links | Tags: Role-playing games, Sexual play, Sexuality

MacCallum-Stewart, Esther; Stenros, Jaakko; Björk, Staffan

The Impact of Role-Playing Games on Culture

In: Zagal, José P.; Deterding, Sebastian (Ed.): Role-Playing Game Studies: Transmedia Foundations, pp. 172–187, 2018, ISBN: 0815369204.

Book chapter

Abstract | Links | Tags: Role-playing games

Stenros, Jaakko; Bowman, Sarah Lynne

Transgressive Role-Play

In: Zagal, José P.; Deterding, Sebastian (Ed.): Role-Playing Game Studies: Transmedia Foundations, pp. 411–424, 2018, ISBN: 0815369204.

Book chapter

Links | Tags: Role-playing games, Transgressive play

Schrier, Karen; Torner, Evan; Hammer, Jessica

Worldbuilding in Role-Playing Games

In: Zagal, José P.; Deterding, Sebastian (Ed.): Role-Playing Game Studies: Transmedia Foundations, pp. 349–363, 2018, ISBN: 0815369204.

Book chapter

Abstract | Links | Tags: Role-playing games, Worldbuilding

Jara, David; Torner, Evan

Literary Studies and Role-Playing Games

In: Zagal, José P.; Deterding, Sebastian (Ed.): Role-Playing Game Studies: Transmedia Foundations, pp. 265-282, Routledge, 2018, ISBN: 9781315637532.

Book chapter

Abstract | Links | Tags: Literary studies, Role-playing games

White, William J.; Arjoranta, Jonne; Hitchens, Michael; Peterson, Jon; Torner, Evan; Walton, Jonathan

Tabletop Role-Playing Games

In: Zagal, José P.; Deterding, Sebastian (Ed.): Role-Playing Game Studies: Transmedia Foundations, pp. 63-86, Routledge, 2018, ISBN: 9781315637532.

Book chapter

Abstract | Tags: Role-playing games, Tabletop RPGs

Sihvonen, Tanja; Stenros, Jaakko

Cues for Queer Play: Carving a Possibility Space for LGBTQ Role-Play

In: Harper, Todd; Adams, Meghan Blythe; Taylor, Nicholas (Ed.): Queerness in Play, pp. 167–184, 2018, ISBN: 9783319905419.

Book chapter

Abstract | Links | Tags: Larpent, Queer existence, Queer play, Role-playing games, Tabletop RPGs