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.
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.
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.
The journal Games and Culture has recently published the article History, Heritage, and Memory in Video Games: Approaching the Past in Svoboda 1945: Liberation and Train to Sachsenhausen written by Vít Šisler, Holger Pötzsch, Tereza Hannemann, Jaroslav Cuhra, and Jaroslav Pinkas.
The Journal for Philosophy and Cultural Studies Topos has recently published the article I Wasn’t Looking At His Nice Ass: How To Play The “Female Way” written by Tereza Fousek Krobová.
The journal Convergence has just published the article Mediatization of Tabletop Role-Playing: The Intertwined Cases of Critical Role and D&D Beyond written by Jan Švelch.
The journal Studies in Eastern European Cinema has recently published the article Adapting Contested National History for Global Audiences in Attentat 1942 and Svoboda 1945: Liberation written by Vít Šisler, Jan Švelch, Shawn Clybor, and Ondřej Trhoň.
The Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds has just published the article The Moral Economy of User-Created Content in the Digital Game Industry written by Daniel Nielsen and Alessandro Nanì.
The journal New Media & Society has just published the article Normalizing Player Surveillance through Video Game Infographics written by Jan Švelch.