One reviewer's comments for Sustainable Play: Towards a New Games Movement for the Digital Age, presented at DAC 2005,
which includes historic photos taken by Lee Rush in Perkasie, PA, USA on September 1, 1979 at a local community new games festival:

"I applaud the sentiments here, especially the overt and unapologetic gender analysis,
which I am coming to believe may be the only thing that can save our rapidly collapsing civilization."

 

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Publications

Getting girls into the game: Towards a Virtuous Cycle, Beyond Barbie and Mortal Kombat: New Perspectives on Gender and Computer Games, MIT Press, September 30, 2008 (Book Chapter)
>>>Foreward, Official Publisher's Release [ PDF format] order here

The Hegemony of Play, DiGRA 2007: Situated Play, Fall 2007 (Proceedings)
>>>Translated into Polish by Maciej Wrzosek, with special thanks to RADEK BOMBA

A Game of One's Own: Towards a New Gendered Poetics of Digital Space, perthDac 2007, Fall 2007 (Proceedings)

Sustainable Play: Toward a New Games Movement for the Digital Age, Games and Culture, Summer 2007 (Journal)
*includes historic photos taken by Lee Rush in Perkasie, PA, USA on September 1, 1979 at a local community new games festival

Playing Dress-Up: Costumes, roleplay and imagination, Women in Games, Spring 2007 (Proceedings)

Playing Dress-Up: Costumes, roleplay and imagination, The Philosophy of Computer Games, Winter 2007 (Proceedings)

Sustainable Play: Towards a New Games Movement for the Digital Age, DAC, Fall 2005 (Proceedings)
*includes historic photos taken by Lee Rush in Perkasie, PA, USA on September 1, 1979 at a local community new games festival

 

Conferences

DiGRA 2007: Situated Play, Tokyo, Japan
Paper Presentation by Celia Pearce and Tracy Fullerton
Values@Play Board Game Modding Workshop with Mary Flanagan
>>>Paper, Visual Presentation

perthDac 2007: The Future of Digital Media, Perth, Australia
Paper Presentation by Celia Pearce and Tracy Fullerton
>>>Paper, Visual Presentation

Women in Games, Newport School of Art, Media and Design, University of Wales, Newport
Paper Presentation by Jacki Morie
>>>Paper

The Philosophy of Computer Games: An Interdisciplinary Conference 2007, University of Modena and Reggio Emilio, Italy
Paper Presentation by Celia Pearce
>>>Paper, Visual Presentation, Video Stream, Abstracts, Poster

Gaming Realities, medi@terra 2006, Athens, Greece
Keynote Presentation by Celia Pearce
>>>Players, Games and Culture Keynote Address

Z eroOne/ISEA 2006, San Jose, California
Installation Presentation by Celia Pearce, Jacki Morie, Tracy Fullerton and Janine Fron
>>>The New West Installation and Catalogue

DAC 2005, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Paper Presentation by Janine Fron
>>>The session was blogged at Grand Text Auto, hosted by Georgia Institute of Technology
>>>Paper, Visual Presentation and Speaker Notes

 

Workshops

Values@Play Board Game Modding Workshop with Mary Flanagan, DiGRA 2007: Situated Play, Tokyo, Japan

Beyond Barbie & Mortal Kombat, Spring 2006, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
>>>Participated in NSF sponsored workshop and co-wrote related book chapter

Ludica Game Design Challenge and Public Lecture, Winter 2006, St. Mary's College of California, Moraga
>>>Presented the first campus wide game design workshop at the college by invitation

Ludica Game Design Atelier, Guerilla Studio, SIGGRAPH 2005, Los Angeles, California
>>>This is the first time that a game design event was featured at SIGGRAPH

Ludica Game Design Challenge, DiGRA 2005, Vancouver, British Columbia
>>>This is the first time that a game design event was featured at DiGRA

Articles & Interviews

An Interview with Ludica: Bringing Fresh Perspectives to the Video Game Industry by Tina Tyndal, IGDA Women in Games Inaugural Newsletter-Spring 2009

KPFK’s Digital Village interviews Celia Pearce and Jackie Morie on gender and games

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Video Game Makers Should Take a Lesson from Nintendo and Market to Women, Game Daily post by Celia Pearce

Play Belongs to Everybody: An Interview with the Ludica Collective by Cindy Poremba, ShinySpinning, Summer 2007

Play at Work
>>>an early newsletter article from 2003 that acknowledges Ludica members


Ephemera

Ludicaography
>>> a living document of references [started in 2005] that have been inspirational to Ludica members

 

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