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Playing the Past by Zach Whalen
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Nov 10, 2008

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Read in December, 2008

The best essays in this book are the ones near the end that discuss the documentary potential of video games. A lot of the rest of them are kind of absurdly inaccessible, pairing the most banal subject matter with the most impenetrable academic language.
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