Monthly Archives: June 2014

MOOC on Gaming (Summer, 2014)

Originally posted on Syllabus – Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative:
Week 1: Game on! The history and theory of MMOs Reading for Week 1: Reading for Week 1: J.R.R Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring Read the “Prologue, Concerning Hobbits, and other matters” and Book One of the novel. Jesper Juul’s Half-Real: Video Games between… Continue reading

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Viking Navigation

Read here about the way that archeologists think that Vikings navigated without a compass on cloudy days. Used up through the 16th century!   ‘Sunstone’ Crystal From British Shipwreck May Be Vikings’ Legendary Navigation Aid Continue reading

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