Emily West


First Person Scholar

Who We Are First Person Scholar (FPS) is an online middle-state games studies journal, based at the Games Institute of the University of Waterloo. What does that mean exactly? Middle-state writing occupies the space between traditional academic writing done by professors and students and blog style writing that is more informal and conversational in tone. First Person Scholar publishes essays, commentaries,

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Introducing: The Games Institute, University of Waterloo

The start of IMMERSe at UW The Games Institute (GI) at the University of Waterloo originally came into being in June 2011, when the need for a formal research centre was deemed necessary to push the study of games to the forefront, and ensure that researchers from all departments and faculties at the university could be involved. The original founders

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