Writing Game Ethnographies

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This was a presentation I gave at the AAAs in November of 2008. I was interested in thinking about how videogames as ethnographic method and product can be useful for researchers, informants, and readers.

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Writing Game Ethnographies

  1. 1. Writing Game Ethnographies: The Poetics and Politics of Interactive Narrative Casey O’Donnell University of Georgia http://www.caseyodonnell.org/
  2. 2. Fieldwork Future Methods Anthropology Practice Future Fieldsites Ethnography Labyrinth of Practice Future Work Spaces for Play(fulness) Pursuing Systems/Structures Creative Collaborative Importance of Play Pedagogy Practice Understanding Cultural Anthropology Underlying Systems/Structure Undermined By Underlying Systems/Structure Consolidation Policy Lack of Diversity Caring about how Gender Systems/Structure Games work DMCA Patent
  3. 3. Fieldwork Future Methods Anthropology Practice Future Fieldsites Ethnography Labyrinth of Practice Future Work Spaces for Play(fulness) Pursuing Systems/Structures Creative Collaborative Importance of Play Pedagogy Practice Understanding Cultural Anthropology Underlying Systems/Structure Undermined By Underlying Systems/Structure Consolidation Policy Lack of Diversity Caring about how Gender Systems/Structure Games work DMCA Patent

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