I just published a paper in Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture (vol. 25, no. 4, Fall 2022). Sadly, it is behind a paywall. As religious ideas are increasingly marginalized in the real world, why do they keep showing up in video games?
18 months of research finds no evidence that violent games cause social violence.
More than 15 years ago, I wrote this paper about the economies of games. The nice people at Today I Found Out recently made a video about it. Thanks to former student Sami Stegall for the heads up!
In a massive experiment on money, a virtual society seems to act like a real one.
“Why God?” is often asked about the real world. It seems like a hangover from our goat-herding days. How odd, then, that Gods are everywhere in fantasy worlds. Why?