Tag Archives: ludification

Pelillinen ja leikillinen kulttuuri

SKR Pirkanmaan rahasto, vuosijuhla 10.5.2019Juhlapuhe, Frans Mäyrä Mitä leikki on? Googlen haku vastaa: leikki on lapsen työtä. Toisaalta, ja ehkä mielenkiintoisemmin, hakuikkunaan täydentyy myös: ”Leikki on totta”, ja: ”Leikki on tutkimisen korkein muoto”. Nämä toisaalta Albert Einsteiniin, toisaalta leikkikasvatukseen viittaavat ilmaukset kertovat leikin suosiosta ja iäti säilyvistä, laajoista merkityksistä. Leikki liitetään arkiajattelussa erityisesti lapsiin, ja … Continue reading ”Pelillinen ja leikillinen kulttuuri”

Pokémon GO and the Ludification of Culture, Mindtrek keynote

In Tuesday, 18 October 2016, I will be presenting an invited keynote titled “Pokémon GO and the Ludification of Culture” in the Academic Mindtrek conference in the Tampere Hall. Full program at: http://www.mindtrek.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2016/10/Academic-Mindtrek-2016-Printable-program.pdf. Mindtrek is a hybrid event, and there are multiple tracks in the program, see: http://www.mindtrek.org/2016/program/.  Edit: I published my Mindtrek keynote slides here: http://www.slideshare.net/fransmayra/pokmon-go-and-the-ludification-of-culture … Continue reading ”Pokémon GO and the Ludification of Culture, Mindtrek keynote”

Year in review – my 2015 in game studies

The year 2015 was a busy year, and hard to summarise as it feels like there never really was any time to stop and reflect; thus I welcome this short review note as such opportunity. Much of my time this year was spent on administrative things, related processes, projects, work contracts and plans of restructuring … Continue reading ”Year in review – my 2015 in game studies”

Panel: From Game Studies to Studies of Play in Society

https://twitter.com/hatii_matt/status/598821606471954433 The first day of DiGRA 2015 conference featured panel titled “From Game Studies to Studies of Play in Society”, which included Sebastian Deterding, Mia Consalvo, Joost Raessens, Seth Giddings, Torill Elvira Mortensen, Kristine Jørgensen and myself as speakers (Sybille … Continue reading

Playful Identities: The Ludification of Digital Media Cultures

Long in the making, this highly interesting book on ludification of culture is finally in print and available; it includes also my chapter on the culture and identity of online casual play: Frissen, Valerie, Sybille Lammes, Michiel de Lange, Jos … Continue reading