Cheating: Gaining Advantage in Videogames by Mia Consalvo
English | 2007 | ISBN: 9780262033657 | 241 pages | PDF | 1.32 MB
The widely varying experiences of players of digital games challenge the notions that there is only one correct way to play a game. Some players routinely use cheat codes, consult strategy guides, or buy and sell in-game accounts, while others consider any or all of these practices off limits. Meanwhile, the game industry works to constrain certain readings or activities and promote certain ways of playing.