Category Archives: General Interest

WoW game tokens at Auction House

We mentioned this in passing during class with the new patch of the game and it seems to be having quite the affect. If anyone is thinking about getting more game time after the class is over, you may wanna … Continue reading

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“Ni Hao” Video From Nakamura Article

Here is a link to the “Ni Hao (A Gold Farmer’s Story)” video mentioned in “Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game: The Racialization of Labor in World of Warcraft” http://www.warcraftmovies.com/movieview.php?id=45561

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Time is Money (Option #2)

Blizzard is implementing a new item into World of Warcraft called the WoW token. This token can be purchased using real money and sold in-game on the auction house for gold. The purpose of the token is that it can … Continue reading

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Hello, At some point, I remember Brad mentioning the South Park episode called “Make Love Not Warcraft” and it was quoted in the Nakamura reading for tomorrow’s class so I wanted to watch this South Park episode. I found it … Continue reading

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The Ending of Braid

The ending of Jonathan Blow‘s Braid (Redmond, WA: Microsoft Studios, 2008), originally released on Xbox 360.

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A Look at Language in Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

I have been involved with the course┬áComputational Methods in the Humanities for the past few semesters as a student, project mentor, and TA. The course teaches students how to analyze documents, whether they be novels, scripts, tweets, poems, lyrics, etc., … Continue reading

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Cory Arcangel’s Clouds

Cory Arcangel, Super Mario Clouds (2002), hacked Nintendo Entertainment System cartridge.

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