Writings about games, digital culture, academia and role-playing games.

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Pepe the Frog at Kiasma

Last year me and Johannes Koski published our study on a series of fascinating and confusing events.

Magical Computers

I read a lot of texts on computers and games from the humanities and social sciences perspectives. They are usually non-technical papers that deal with the h...

Common Problems in Writing About Games

After reading game studies for years, there are a few issues that I regularly encounter and that I find problematic. I thought about writing a more thorough ...

Misusing Emotes

What do players do when they can’t talk to each other directly? Argue on the forums, it seems to be. We studied the forum users of the popular card game Hear...