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2022

Välisalo, Tanja; Ruotsalainen, Maria

Player Reception of Change and Stability in Character Mechanics

In: Ruotsalainen, Maria; Törhönen, Maria; Karhulahti, Veli-Matti (Ed.): Modes of Esports Engagement in Overwatch, pp. 67-86, Palgrave Macmillan, 2022, ISBN: 978-3-030-82766-3.

Book chapter Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Close reading, Game characters, Overwatch, Transmedia

2021

Karhulahti, Veli-Matti; Giappone, Krista Bonello Rutter

Punchline Behind the Hotspot: Structures of Humor, Puzzle, and Sexuality in Adventure Games (with Leisure Suit Larry in Several Wrong Places)

In: Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 54, iss. 2, pp. 341-364, 2021, ISSN: 1540-5931.

Journal article Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Adventure games, Close reading, Humour, Leisure Suit Larry, Puzzles, Sexuality