Julkaistu 23.1.2017 - 11:48 Tampereen yliopiston rehtori on myöntänyt professori Pauliina Raennolle rahapelitutkimuksen dosentin arvon. Kyseessä on ensimmäinen tämän aihepiirin dosentuuri Suomessa. Laaja-alaisena tutkijana ja aktiivisena keskustelijana tunnettu Raento vahvistaa Tampereen yliopiston…
Extended Deadline for Spectating Play (Apr 24-25, Tampere)
Due to popular demand, we have decided to extend the abstract deadline for our Spectating Play seminar (Apr 24-25, University of Tampere). The new deadline is Wednesday the 25th of January. See the details at: spectatingplay.com/
We have also announced our first expert commentator: we warmly welcome professor Tanja Sihvonen from the University of Vaasa as our first keynote speaker and commentator for the event!
Hope to see you in Tampere in April!
--- Spectating play (Apr 24-25, 2017, Tampere)
Watching play unfold is almost as pervasive as play itself. Today, developments such as let’s plays, eSports, and streaming have made spectating play an important mode of engaging with digital games. Historically, sporting arenas have brought together not only skillful athletes, but huge crowds of spectators. The audience has an effect on the play, from the cheering of the fans of the home team, to rule changes implemented in sports in order to make them more television friendly. The spectator experience places different design considerations on a game than that of the player experience.
Spectating Play is the 13th annual spring seminar organized by University of Tampere Game Research Lab. The seminar welcomes any and all scholarly work on the intersection of audiences and game/play. The seminar will be held in Tampere, Finland and will be free of charge; the number of participants will be restricted. ...