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Civilization 2.0
June 24, 2012 2:25 AM   Subscribe

I remember reading an academic article which discussed the Civilization video game series, and I was wondering if any MeFites could help me find it again. It specifically dealt with the theme of playing a game as if you were a computer/AI, if that helps any.
posted by dkleinst to Computers & Internet (1 answer total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
 
Yes I know the one: Ted Friedman. Civilisation and its Discontents.

“Civilization and Its Discontents: Simulation, Subjectivity, and Space.” On a Silver Platter: CD-ROMs and the Promises of a New Technology. Ed. Greg Smith. New York, NY: New York University Press, 1999. 132-150.

A preprint version can be found here
posted by Hello, I'm David McGahan at 3:06 AM on June 24, 2012 [4 favorites]


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