At the Geomedia Conference 2023, Jan Houška presented a part of his dissertation study focused on the labour of Eastern European nationals in Czech-based game companies.
At the ECREA Doctoral Summer School 2023, Jan Houška presented his dissertation study Work Experiences of Expatriate and Remote Employees in Czech Game Companies: Qualitative Longitudinal Research.
At the NordMedia Conference 2023, Jan Houška and Daniel Nielsen presented their research as part of the panel Video Games as Transnational Cultural Production.
McFarland has recently published an edited collection Beyond the Deck: Critical Essays on Magic: The Gathering and Its Influence featuring a chapter by Jan Švelch about card previews as promotional materials and the related metagame discussions.
At the Generation Analog 2023 online conference, Jan Švelch presented a paper about analog game awards such as Spiel des Jahres or the American Tabletop Awards.
The Journal of Design History has just published the article Designing Educational and Home Computers in State Socialism: The Polish and Czechoslovak Experience written by Patryk Wasiak and Jaroslav Švelch.
At the 2023 DiGRA conference, our researchers altogether presented six papers in the main program and also participated in the doctoral consortium and workshop Automation in Game Production.
Conversation in Game Studies podcast has recently interviewed Tereza Fousek Krobová, Jaroslav Švelch, and Justyna Janik for an episode about the representation of post-Soviet spaces in contemporary horror video games.
The journal Games and Culture has recently published the article “Never Good Enough”: Player Identities, Experiences, and Coping Strategies of Women in Czech Video Game Journalism written by Tereza Fousek Krobová and Jan Švelch.
Jaroslav Švelch’s book Player vs. Monster: The Making and Breaking of Video Game Monstrosity has just been published by the MIT Press.