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Hourigan, B. The utopia of open space in role-playing videogames. Paper presented at 5th International Digital Arts and Culture Conference, RMIT, Melbourne. 
Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard (9/10/04, 8:42 AM)   
Resource type: Proceedings Article
BibTeX citation key: Hourigan2003
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Categories: General
Keywords: Narrative, Utopia - Dystopia
Creators: Hourigan
Publisher: DAC (RMIT, Melbourne)
Collection: 5th International Digital Arts and Culture Conference
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An account of a variety of utopianism manifest in the ludic and narrative elements of role-playing videogames. The paper concludes with some speculations as to how the utopia of open space may be realised in cultural production.
Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard  
Compares RPG games such as Final Fantasy to Utopian and Dystopian literature.
Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard