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Let’s Play: Interactivity by Proxy in a Web 2.0 Culture (Complete Series)

Photo credit: Sean Dreilinger

With the surprise interest in my series on Let’s Plays on PopMatters, I’ve revised this post to include links to the entire set and other resources of interest.

Part 1 – Vectors for Audience Engagement
Part 2 – Experts and Chroniclers
Part 3 – Comedians
Part 4 – Counter-Historiographers

Original paper – “Let’s Play Super Rutgers RPG: Interactivity by Proxy in an Online Gaming Culture” for Game Behind the Video Game, Rutgers School of Communications, April 9 2011.

Original conference slides

Hit the jump for notes and reflections and all that jazz.

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