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dc.contributor.authorChampion, Erik
dc.contributor.editorMarilyn Deegan, Lorna Hughes, Andrew Prescott and Harold Short
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-30T10:55:31Z
dc.date.available2017-01-30T10:55:31Z
dc.date.created2015-07-22T20:01:01Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.citationChampion, E. 2015. Critical Gaming: Interactive History and Virtual Heritage. Surrey: Ashgate.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/6777
dc.identifier.doi10.4324/9781315574981
dc.description.abstract

This book explains how designing, playing and modifying computer games, and understanding the theory behind them, can strengthen the area of digital humanities. This book aims to help digital humanities scholars understand both the issues and also advantages of game design, as well as encouraging them to extend the field of computer game studies, particularly in their teaching and research in the field of virtual heritage. By looking at re-occurring issues in the design, playtesting and interface of serious games and game-based learning for cultural heritage and interactive history, this book highlights the importance of visualisation and self-learning in game studies and how this can intersect with digital humanities. It also asks whether such theoretical concepts can be applied to practical learning situations. It will be of particular interest to those who wish to investigate how games and virtual environments can be used in teaching and research to critique issues and topics in the humanities, particularly in virtual heritage and interactive history.

dc.publisherAshgate Publishing Limited
dc.subjectgames
dc.subjectvirtual reality
dc.subjectcomputer games
dc.subjectVirtual heritage
dc.subjectinteractive history
dc.titleCritical Gaming: Interactive History and Virtual Heritage
dc.typeBook
dcterms.source.seriesDigital Research in the Arts and Humanities
dcterms.source.isbn978-1-4724-2290-3
dcterms.source.placeDorchester United Kingdom
curtin.departmentSchool of Media, Culture and Creative Arts
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