Games Without Play Response

Golumbia writes alot about games without play, and I believe he makes some valid points. I also believe he rants on about whether or not games are “play”. I will elaborate on this in my discussion, and I disagree on most of what he has said. I believe Golumbia over-analyzes the word “play” and its…

Games Without Play Response

Golumbia’s writing was very interesting and most definitely thought provoking. I would like to focus on one of the sections called “Gaming as Work” and the idea that games are work,  and the pleasure we get out of it, is the pleasure of completion. Throughout his writing Golumbia presents a fair argument, and broadens the ideas…