Rationalization and Instrumentality in Play  Anette and Maura
    Max Weber and the Rationalization of Play  - Henricks
<ul><li>&quot;We live in an age of instrumental, socially controlled play.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>- Henricks </li></ul>
 
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<ul><li>Which practical purposes do these videos serve ?   </li></ul>
Discipline and Dragon Kill Points  in the Online Power Game  - Mark Silverman and Bart Simon
<ul><li>“ The distinction between work and play </li></ul><ul><li>really does matter.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>- Silverman ...
 
 
  <ul><li>Where is the borderline between work and play ? </li></ul>
 
 
What  is the role of community control in Facebook games ? To which extent are the social structures of Facebook games sim...
The Achievement Machine:  Understanding Xbox 360 Achievements in Gaming Practice       - Jacobsson   
 
 
How powerful are achievement systems ?   
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    1. 1. Rationalization and Instrumentality in Play  Anette and Maura
    2. 2.     Max Weber and the Rationalization of Play  - Henricks
    3. 3. <ul><li>&quot;We live in an age of instrumental, socially controlled play.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>- Henricks </li></ul>
    4. 4.  
    5. 5.   <ul><li>  </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Which practical purposes do these videos serve ?   </li></ul>
    7. 7. Discipline and Dragon Kill Points  in the Online Power Game  - Mark Silverman and Bart Simon
    8. 8. <ul><li>“ The distinction between work and play </li></ul><ul><li>really does matter.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>- Silverman and Simon </li></ul>
    9. 11.   <ul><li>Where is the borderline between work and play ? </li></ul>
    10. 14. What  is the role of community control in Facebook games ? To which extent are the social structures of Facebook games similar to the ones in MMOGs ?
    11. 15. The Achievement Machine:  Understanding Xbox 360 Achievements in Gaming Practice       - Jacobsson   
    12. 16.  
    13. 18. How powerful are achievement systems ?   
    14. 19. Thank you for your attention

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