Digital Games Research
ECREA Section

Our group is on Facebook! Please join us there – the group name is “ECREA TWG Digital Games Research”. The Facebook page will be a great tool for discussions and contacting other researchers. However, please not that joining us there doesn…

A working group lives from the input of its members. Therefore, we propose a variation of a great principle: Don’t ask what the TWG can do for you, but ask what you can do for your TWG! :-)

Basically, there are two ways to support the working group and its aims:

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Preparations for the book “Multiplayer”, edited by Sonja Kröger and Thorsten Quandt, are underway. The volume will be loosely based on this year’s TWG conference in Hohenheim, Germany. It presents brand new research on social aspects of g…

In addition to the general call of the ECC 2012 and the possibility to send in papers for the TWG panel, we will also organize an additional preconference. The panel and the preconference will have two distinct topics, so that there will be no overlap. Therefore, ac…

The ECC 2012 will be held in Istanbul from 24-27 October 2012. It is hosted by ILAD and Bilgi University. Some preliminary information and the pre-call can be found at the ECREA website. The call will open from 1st December 2011 to 28 February 2012.

 

 

Interested in the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of this group? If so, you can find more information in the respective documents, the mission statement and the modus operandi.

If you are interested in who’s behind the TWG, you can find more information in the “who is who” section.

The current chair of our working group, Thorsten Quandt, was elected as the TWG representative in the ECREA Executive Board. In his function as the TWG rep, he takes care that the voices of all TWGs are heard in the board, and tries to push the further development of t…

The next group meeting will be held at ECREA’s 4th European Communication Conference. The conference will take place in Istanbul from 24 to 27 October 2012 and will emphasize “Social Media, Global Voices” as a theme.