Required Texts

Darnielle, John. Wolf in White Van: A Novel.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2014.

Bogost, Ian. How to Do Things with Videogames.

U Of Minnesota P, 2011.

[Don’t buy this one until we talk about it in class on Tuesday.]

The games I’ve selected to be our focus are intended to illustrate particular points about how and why we play video games; they also have the advantage of being widely available for free over the Internet or for a low price on the distribution network Steam. You will need to create an account at Steam.