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MMORPG doc on wide screen

 

On Tuesday the 13th of October at 17:00 hours there will be a showing of the MMORPG documentary

on the CAMeRA wide screen in room Z531.

This is a 93 minute documentary on MMORPG players, offering several case studies of people's lives and the impact virtual worlds have had on it. The showing is open to all who are interested but due to the limited space we kindly request you to confirm your presence in advance at ps.haring@camera.vu.nl

 

Backcover: Reality is only skin deep

Second Skin takes an intimate, fascinating look at computer gamers whose lives have been transformed by the emerging, hugely popular genre of computer games like World of Warcraft, Second Life, and everquest, which allow millions of users from around the world to simultaneaously interact in virtual spaces. We meet couples who have fallen in love without meeting, disabled players whose lives have been given new purpose, those struggling with addiction, Chinese gold-farming sweatshop workers, wealthy online entrepeneurs and legendary guild leaders- all living in a world that doesn't quite exist.

 

Refreshments will be provided.