Date of Award

Summer 8-10-2017

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Departments/Programs

English

First Advisor

Jeff Allred

Second Advisor

Amy Robbins

Academic Program Adviser

Amy Robbins

Abstract

Even though users can choose what they do in virtual spaces, they are forced to operate within the confines of realms designed by the invisible authors of the game’s code. The illusion of choice blinds users to an assessment of the hidden structure supporting immersive virtual worlds.

 
 

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