4th Issue of the International Journal of Role-Playing out now

the fourth issue of the International Journal of Role-Playing (ISSN 2210-4909) has now been published. It is a special issue, featuring five selected, refined and peer reviewed works from among those presented at the Role-Playing in Games seminar at the University of Tampere, Finland, April 10-11, 2012.

Inside it, you’ll find the following articles, as well as a short editorial:

  • Sarah Lynne Bowman – Social Conflict in Role-Playing Communities: An Exploratory Qualitative Study
  • Angelina Ilieva – Cultural Languages of Role-Playing
  • David Jara – A Closer Look at the (Rule-) Books: Framings and Paratexts in Tabletop Role-playing Games
  • Michał Mochocki – Edu-Larp as Revision of Subject-Matter Knowledge
  • Jaakko Stenros – Between Game Facilitation and Performance: Interactive Actors and Non- Player Characters in Larps

May you find these contributions of both interest and use. The issue, as both a single pdf file and as separate documents, can be found here: http://ijrp.subcultures.nl/?page_id=318

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