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EVE Online – New Issue 10(3) 2017

EVE Online JVWR Special Issue

We are happy to announce the publication of a NEW ISSUE of the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (JVWR):

Volume 10, Number 3:

EVE Online

Issue editors: Kelly Bergstrom, the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, USA and Marcus Carter, The University of Sydney, Australia.
This special issue in the Journal of Virtual Worlds Research highlights the ways that EVE scholarship has matured. A sub-discipline within a sub-discipline, writing about EVE no longer focuses just on what makes this particular MMOG so different to the more mainstream online games and virtual worlds, but now describes in fascinating depth the elements of this virtual world that have taken 15 years of play to develop. As guest editors, we are excited to share this collection as these five articles exemplify the contributions that EVE Online scholarship will continue to make long into the future.

Issue Editor Corner

Kelly Bergstrom, Marcus Carter

Peer Reviewed Research Papers

Making Science Fiction Real: Neoliberalism, Real-Life and Esports in Eve Online
Mark Richard Johnson, Robert Mejia

Scaling Technoliberalism for Massively Multiplayer Online Games
Aleena Chia

To Win at Life: Tradition and Chinese Modernities in EVE Online
Richard Page

Is Betrayal in EVE Online Unethical?
Ian Gregory Brooks

Barbarians at the Imperium Gates: Organizational Culture and Change in EVE Online
Nick Webber, Oskar Milik


More from JVWR

This publication is also an invitation for you, readers, to first explore JVWR’s previous issues on our website, and then contribute as authors or even as editors of future special issues. Issue editors take full charge of one issue.

The next issue Assembled issue 2018, as all our assembled issues, is a place for various papers, on the topic of the journal – that are being collected during the year. Feel free to upload your research paper at any time to our system here and it will be considered as a candidate for publication on Q1 2018.

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Prof. Yesha Y. Sivan


The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

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