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Making (a) difference in games Feminist game creation and other interferences with the Swedish video game industry’s reproduction of gendered sameness


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Title: Making (a) difference in games Feminist game creation and other interferences with the Swedish video game industry’s reproduction of gendered sameness
Authors: Markendahl, Frida
Issue Date: 7-Sep-2017
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: Master
Thesis
Keywords: Game designers
Swedish video game industry
diversity in games
gendered sameness
diffraction
Abstract: Grounded in my passion for video games and motivated by my experiences of often feeling like not belonging in the stories told in games, this qualitative study investigates challenges and strategies for diversity in games from the perspectives of eight game designers. While feminist game scholars problematize the Swedish video game industry’s reproduction of the same stories targeted towards the same players (white, heterosexual, middle classed and relatively young males), few investigate in and... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/53624
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