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Along with the inevitable interest in games, he spends his free time pursuing Brazilian jujitsu and kickboxing, cooking, travelling, hiking, kayaking, skiing, and scuba diving.

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Psychological Aspects of Cyberspace: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Bartle has interesting ideas about players, but there are some psychological claims and ethical theories mixed in that seem out-of-place or less than useful. Richard lives with his wife, Gail, and their two children, Jennifer and Designjng, in a village just outside Colchester, England.

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Note that this book was written in the early 00s and as such is technologically dated in parts; many of the examples involve text MUDs and MOOs, which younger readers may have no experience with. Be the first to ask a question about Designing Virtual Worlds.

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