Dr. Johnathan HARRINGTON
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PhD Creative Media, at City University of Hong Kong
MSc Digital Games, at University of Malta
BA English (Hons), at University of Malta
board games, including local design, production, and communities; play as design, play as method, virtual cultures and online communities, oulipo.
virtual storytelling, games as texts, game prototyping, game studies, play communities, playful design
Taught previously at:
City University of Hong Kong, University of Malta
Harrington, J. and Z. Zhang (2022). “Negotiating Chinese Youth Cyber Nationalism through Play Methods.” British Journal of Chinese Studies 12.
Gualeni, S., Vella, D., and Harrington, J. (2017). “De-Roling from Experiences and Identities in Virtual Worlds.” Journal For Virtual Worlds Research 10(2).
Harrington, J. (2020). Workshops of Our Own: Analysing Constraint Play in Digital Games, City University of Hong Kong.
Harrington, J. (2018). Infra-ordinary Rewritings: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp as an Introductory Study. DiGRA 2018.
Harrington, J. (2018). On Buddhist Frogs and Flower Arrangements: Out-of-Game’s Spatial Production in Friendship Games. Philosophy of Computer Games 2018.
Modern Board Games in Hong Kong: an Area Studies Landscape (ongoing)
Harrington, J. (2023) “Memorials, Protests, Ramadan and Fashion, Animal Crossing New Horizons’ Places during Covid-19.” GAME Journal (Under Review)