When the Game Is Not Enough: Motivations and Practices Among Computer Game Modding Culture

@article{Sotamaa2010WhenTG,
  title={When the Game Is Not Enough: Motivations and Practices Among Computer Game Modding Culture},
  author={Olli Sotamaa},
  journal={Games and Culture},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={239 - 255}
}
The actual meanings computer game modders attach to their actions and practices remain heavily underresearched. This article takes a look at the attitudes and everyday practices of the people who make game modifications, with special focus on the forms and consequences of collaboration between hobbyists. The case discussed in the article is the shooter-game Operation Flashpoint (OFP) and the modding scene around it. The article proposes that there is no such thing as an average computer game… Expand
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