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Death; a minor annoyance or an invitation to play?
Death; a minor annoyance or an invitation to play?
Death; a minor annoyance or an invitation to play?
Death; a minor annoyance or an invitation to play?
Death; a minor annoyance or an invitation to play?
Death; a minor annoyance or an invitation to play?
Death; a minor annoyance or an invitation to play?
Death; a minor annoyance or an invitation to play?
Death; a minor annoyance or an invitation to play?
Death; a minor annoyance or an invitation to play?
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  • 1. Death, a minor annoyance or an invitation to play? Dan Dixon Pervasive Media Studio (University of West England)
  • 2. • Death in play and games • Death penalties • Phenomenology and the magic circle • Heidegger and Being-in-the-game • Sartre and Freedom • Conclusions and some ideas to play with
  • 3. Play and Games • Death in play • common in play • in early childhood • culturally seated • Death in games • not the same as in real life • still has cultural significance • developed new symbolism
  • 4. Death penalties • Penalties of death • emotional attachment and loss • achievement/reward • time • Game as a system of chance • risk, reward, penalty • time as a universal currency • Permadeath

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