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New site is being worked on

We are presently working on a new site for the gamephilosophy network, so the site on the the main address will soon be down at least until Christmas. The old blog with postings and links is still available here. … Continue reading

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Workshop October 1: Computer Games and Game Rules

Game rules and goals are often taken to be the defining features of games, and the study of these rules and goals to be what distinguishes the study of games from the study of representational media.

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The Programme for the 7th Conference

The conference programme for the 2013 conference is now avilable here. Please notify Rune Klevjer (Rune.Klevjer* about any corrections to the programme.

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Extended deadline: July 1

Due to many requests, the program committee has decided to extend the deadline for submissions of abstracts for the conference to be held in Bergen 2-4. October.  The submission system is open at and we close the door at Midnight GMT, Monday 1 … Continue reading

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The 7th Conference: Computer Game Space – Concept, Form and Experience

We are very happy to announce the plans for the next conference in the series. The host for the next conference will be the Department of Information Science and Media Studies at University of Bergen in Norway. The conference will be held … Continue reading

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New book: The Philosophy of Computer Games

A book based on work from contributors to our conferences was recently published at Springer (more info here).   Thanks to all the writers for their hard work and patience. From the back cover: Computer games have become a major cultural … Continue reading

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Manuscripts and Video Recordings from the Madrid Conference

The presenters at the Madrid conference had the opportunity to revise their manuscripts, and they are are now available at this section of the website, which also contains video recordings of the lectures. This was the final item of the work to … Continue reading

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