Minecraft and Me

As the landscapes found within computer games have become more elaborate, they have become more important, and so has the time we spend within them. Billions of hours have been spent in screen-spaces, and our relationships with game-worlds can be as deep and engaged as our relationships to the real worlds of a neighborhood street or beloved rural retreat.

As the landscapes found within computer games have become more elaborate, they have become more important, and so has the time we spend within them.

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Shannon Mattern

Shannon Mattern is a columnist for Places. She is a professor of media studies at The New School in New York City.

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Barbara Penner

Barbara Penner is a columnist for Places. She is Senior Lecturer in Architectural History at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL.

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Aaron Rothman

Aaron Rothman is an artist and writer whose work explores contemporary issues in landscape.

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Sandy Isenstadt

Sandy Isenstadt is a columnist for Places. He is a professor and Director of the Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware, specializing in the history of modern architecture.

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