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Exodus to the Virtual World

How Online Fun Is Changing Reality

Exodus to the Virtual World( )
Author: Castronova, Edward
ISBN:978-0-230-60861-0
Publication Date:Nov 2007
Publisher:St. Martin's Press
Book Format:Ebook
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Book Description:

Virtual worlds have exploded out of online game culture and now capture the attention of millions of ordinary people: husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, workers, retirees. Devoting dozens of hours each week to massively multiplayer virtual reality environments (like World of Warcraft and Second Life), these millions are the start of an exodus into the refuge of fantasy, where they experience life under a new social, political, and economic order built around...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Computers / Internet / General
Computers / Virtual Worlds
Games & Activities / Role Playing & Fantasy
History / Civilization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.12 x 9.25 Inches



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