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WADs, Bots and Mods: Multiplayer FPS Games as Co-creative Media

  title={WADs, Bots and Mods: Multiplayer FPS Games as Co-creative Media},
  author={Sue Morris},
  booktitle={DiGRA Conference},
  • S. Morris
  • Published in DiGRA Conference 2003
  • Sociology
This paper will focus on the inter-relationships between media, technology and culture as demonstrated by the online multiplayer FPS scene, and will make explicit the degree to which game texts and associated technology facilitate culture and the formation of community, and how in turn such social structures inflect and determine the development of computer games, related Internet technologies and subsequent models for software development and distribution. Beyond the idea of “participatory… 
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