Video Game Appropriation through Modifications

@article{Postigo2008VideoGA,
  title={Video Game Appropriation through Modifications},
  author={H. Postigo},
  journal={Convergence},
  year={2008},
  volume={14},
  pages={59 - 74}
}
This article investigates an instance in convergence culture: the conflicts and compromises between modders (fans of a video game who actually make changes to the game) and their supporters, and the owners of the copyrighted works they appropriate. I suggest that current copyright ownership in cultural products interferes with the way creative industries can benefit from convergence; that modders (and fans generally) develop a specific rationale and set of norms rooted in Jenkins' concept of a… Expand
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