Join author Christopher Paul for a discussion about his latest book, Free-to-Play: Mobile Video Games, Bias, and Norms (MIT Press), an examination of free-to-play and mobile games that traces what is valued and what is marginalized in discussions of games. Free-to-play and mobile games appeal to a different kind of player, many of whom are women and many of whom prefer different genres of games than multi-level action-oriented killing fests. It's not a coincidence that some of the few free-to-play games that have been praised by games journalists are League of Legends and World of Tanks.
The event is free. Please consider making a donation to the Talevich Scholarship Fund, which provides $1,000 to a Communication and Media student to offset the cost of working in a professional internship. Registrants will begin to receive the Zoom link by email beginning approximately 48 hours prior to the event. Be sure you add the Eventbrite address, email@example.com, to your Safe Senders list or check your Junk folder for the email.
Presented by the Seattle U Communication and Media Department and College of Arts and Sciences and Elliott Bay Book Company.