Making Games as Collaborative Social Experiences: Exploring An Online Gaming Community

  title={Making Games as Collaborative Social Experiences: Exploring An Online Gaming Community},
  author={Guo Freeman},
  journal={Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Companion},
  • Guo Freeman
  • Published 2016
  • Computer Science, Sociology
  • Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing Companion
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