Lecture 1.1: Homo Ludens and Beyond

In this video prof. dr. Sybille Lammes discusses the history of the study of play and game studies, providing an overview of various scholars who have defined the concept of play over the last century, from Johan Huizinga and beyond!

Lecture 1.2: Past-Play as an Experience

In this video Angus introduces the concept of games as experiences and explains how auto-ethnography can be used to understand and share these experiences.

Let’s Play: Gone Home

In this section of the Past at Play course we are playing Gone Home, and discussing the concept of recent past, play and walking simulators, and shaping of recent memories!