Games, Gamers and Gaming Culture

Excellent resource for academic research on games. Papers, researchers, conferences, links, all very nicely organised.
http://www.knowledge.hut.fi/...

Last visited on 13/02/02

Ludology.org

Another great resource for academic (and not only) research on games. Article archive, papers, researchers, conferences, links, etc.Very useful.
http://www.ludology.org

Last visited on 12/06/02

Games and Digital Cultures Conference

A very interesting conference on Games, that took place in Finland, June 2002. Multidisciplinary and with great perspectives for a new area...
http://www.gamesconference.org/index.html

Last visited on 12/06/02

Sissy fight

A strange and really interesting multiplayer game about schoolyard popularity and humiliation! Girl's fight! Very nice design as well.
http://www.sissyfight.com

Last visited on 12/06/02

Can you see me now?

A location based game- experiment that took place in November 2001, where online players tried to avoid their hunters in the real city! For more location based games see the wireless links section.
http://www.canyouseemenow.co.uk

Last visited on 12/06/02

M.A.D. Countown

A particularly interesting experiment of a mobile hybrid reality game, carried out in the Mobile Application Design (M.A.D.) Dept. of the University for Design and Arts in Zurich. Drawing from location based games, anthropology and social sciences.
http://www.madcountdown.com

Last visited on 20/02/03

Myzel.org

A german site. The game-experiment is focused on political organization, a multiplayer community, where players can negotiate and change the rules of their virtual world. Great idea!
http://www.myzel.org

Last visited on 12/06/02

International Game Developers Association

Good community site for game developers.
http://www.igda.org

Last visited on 12/06/02

A WAP based multi-player game-The Lifestylers

You choose a particular type of character-a lifestyler.The main goal of this game is to make your character a celebrity representing a certain lifestyle.
http://www.picofun.com/lsweb/main.jsp

Last visited on 21/11/01

A multi-media game- The Nokia Game

A game based on sms,e-mail, watching clues on tv and played online. This game evolves in real time.
 http://www.nokiagame.com/index3.html

Last visited on 21/11/01

A multi-media game- Majestic

A conspiracy theory, thriller-type of pervarsive game.This game uses all available communication technologies and attempts to blur the distinction between reality and play.
http://www.ea.com/worlds/games

Last visited on 21/11/01

Games Portal- E.A.COM

Many well known games can be found here...
http://www.ea.com/home/home.jsp

Last visited on 22/11/01

Game Developer Magazine site

Paid subscription. Contains source code and various articles on game development, the future of games etc. Past issues can be ordered. Seems interesting....
http://www.gdmag.com/

Last visited on 22/11/01

Edge Games magazine

The website of this UK based video games magazine. A lot of video game reviews....
http://www.edge-online.co.uk/

Last visited on 13/12/01

Happy Puppy Games Portal

Another portal with game reviews, walkthroughs, demos and downloads for a variety of genres.
http://www.happypuppy.com/

Last visited on 22/11/01

Ultima Online

The official site of this massively multiplayer game.
http://www.uo.com/

Last visited on 22/11/01

Everquest

The official site of this massively multiplayer game.
http://everquest.station.sony.com/index.jsp

Last visited on 13/12/01

The Pledge

The official site of this massively multiplayer game. This is the most played game of this genre.
http://www.thebloodpledge.com/

Last visited on 13/12/01

Asheron's Call

The official site of this massively multiplayer game.
http://zone.msn.com/asheronscall

Last visited on 22/11/01

SimCity

The official site of this entertainment/education simulation game.
http://simcity.ea.com/us/guide/

Last visited on 22/11/01

Yahoo Games

Loads of board and card multiplayer online games. Word Racer is quite interesting.
http://games.yahoo.com/

Last visited on 22/11/01

Automated Game Generator

An experiment that allows users to create game applications. Includes a useful taxonomy of games. This is the link to an article in the IBM Journal about it.
http://www.research.ibm.com/journal

Last visited on 22/11/01

Game Developers Conference

The Game Developers Conference (GDC), forprofessionals in game development . With an independent games festival and awards. Very interesting the forthcomming summit for wireless games...
http://www.gdconf.com/

Last visited on 22/11/01

Ubiquitous Gaming Research-Pirates

A collaboration between the Nokia Research Center and the PLAY Research Studio.A PDA-based context-sensitive game were the players' physical location and social interaction in a gaming area influences the events in the game.
www.viktoria.informatik.gu.se/groups/play...

Last visited on 22/11/01

A collection of articles

...related to games and the industry. Some interesting ones can be found.
http://www.crossover.com/~costik/articles.html/

Last visited on 22/11/01

 

Risk Game Resources

A good repository of resources for the RISK game, with loads of international links.
http://www.ascu.unian.it/~bepi/risiko/

Last visited on 13/12/01

Mobile Millionaire Game

The famous "Who wants to be a millionaire?" game in its WAP and sms version, developed by motorola- a news article.
http://www.pressi.com/us/release/26985.html

Last visited on 22/11/01

 

"You don't know Jack" Game

Computer based trivia quiz game, with a resemblance to a live tv show. Multiplayer, can be palyed with others online as well.
http://www.ydkj.com/index.php

Last visited on 27/11/01

Links to past journal articles

Most stuff written by one person, Chris Crawford. Game related articles, dated between late 80's to mid 90's.
http://www.erasmatazz.com/Library.html/

Last visited on 22/11/01