Then, suddenly, I was moved: nostalgia and the media history of games

@inproceedings{McCrea2007ThenSI,
  title={Then, suddenly, I was moved: nostalgia and the media history of games},
  author={Christian McCrea},
  booktitle={IE},
  year={2007}
}
Gaming has a past; it cannot escape the rearticulation of genres, traditions and images of its history. The haunting of the present is all the more visible here than in other forms, as non-digital media are bound by types of material traces. But what traces does gaming leave --- what breadcrumbs to follow? This paper seeks a telling of the inner life of… CONTINUE READING