Mirror, mirror : claiming digital places of the mundane mapping culture

Turner, Jane & Bidwell, Nicola (2007) Mirror, mirror : claiming digital places of the mundane mapping culture. In International Workshop on Social Interaction and Mundane Technologies (simtech), 26 - 27 November 2007, University of Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper offers a discussion on the “mundane” or quotidian aspects of that software which might at first glance seem to be a fine example of the extraordinary. It looks at game worlds in terms of an ancient human desire to articulate place in the world and pursues a design concept which resonates with this practice in order to enable a more mundane exploitation of such spatial representations: the claiming of place.

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ID Code: 65208
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Jane Turner (truna aka j.turner)
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Keywords: Computer Games, Representation, Spatial Practices, Maps
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > FILM TELEVISION AND DIGITAL MEDIA (190200) > Computer Gaming and Animation (190202)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australasian CRC for Interaction Design (ACID)
Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 ACM
Deposited On: 08 Dec 2013 22:44
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2015 03:10

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