Teaching & lecturing
I am a visiting assistant arts professor at the New York University Game Center.
Read my publications on video games.
The Art of Failure: An Essay on the Pain of Playing Video Games
Why do we play video games even though they make us unhappy?
MIT Press 2013.
Half-Real: Video Games between Real Rules and Fictional Worlds
A theory of video games.
MIT Press 2005.
A Casual Revolution: Reinventing Video Games and Their Players
On casual games, the Wii, music games, and other games for "the rest of us".
MIT Press 2010.