Friday 21 - Sunday 23 Aug 2020
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Esoteric Knowledge of Gaming

09:00 - 10:00


“I bought some meeples at my FLGS to add to this heavy Euro I was going to play with my NGF with AP. It was OOP and I managed to get a copy from someone that was NIS”

Specialist knowledge can be a barrier to entry for new members or potential members of the hobby. However, the building of specialist language demonstrates both the processes of social interaction and shared learning and understanding that take place within analog gaming. In this talk, Matt (University of York) considers the way in which language forms part of our social recreation and assists in the formation and development of social bonds.

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