This morning I released the latest Burning Archive podcast. In games, we see a different pre-modern world of work – of artisans, craft skills and guilds. Was this world ever real, and what does this fantasy world of work tell us of our collective memory of work and collective organisation? Join me on this fascinating tour of the history of work, guilds and unions, and the global transformations of ideas of work in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.
As well as reading literature and history, writing poetry, prose and this blog, I also play games, or more specifically one large, epic game: World of Warcraft, I have restarted a project of mine that explore the cultural and historical worlds of this game. If you are interested, check it out over at my Allusions […]
As well as being a serious student of literature and history, and the occasional listener to melancholy and sometimes merely strange music, I play computer games, most especially, over the last 10 years, world of warcraft. Or at least I do play them now, and over the last week have returned to playing world of […]