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Interesting Paper – Behind the Avatar

Dmitri Williams of USC recently got his paper “Behind the Avatar: The Patterns, Practices and Functions of Role Playing in MMOs.” and linked to it from a Terra Nova post. It appears to build on Nick Yee’s earlier observations about … Continue reading

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Role Playing and Ill Mental Health

There was an article on Ars Tenchnia the other day regarding a colloquium given by Dmitri Williams of USC using data provided by SoE on its Everquest 2 servers. Buried about two thirds of the way down was the following … Continue reading

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