Gaming, Culture, and Korea- Looking Back at State of Play

Jesse Max Muir

A couple weeks back I had posted my own introduction to the concept of Autoethnography, as well as my personal interpretations towards South Korean Gaming documentary State of Play. Despite further research and investigation to the concept my understanding Autoethnography has remained relatively unchanged in following Ellis, Adams and Bochner definition as

“an approach to research and writing that seeks to describe and systematically analyse personal experience in order to understand cultural experience” as well as subscribing to the belief that Autoethnography is essentially the combination of ethnography (the study of cultures)  with autobiography (an individual’s self-articulated accounts). In light of this, my post State of Mind centered on this concept, as well as my own personal epiphanies towards State of Play, the full extent of which can be seen:

Here: https://jessemaxblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/05/state-of-mind-an-autoethographic-response-to-korean-gaming-documentary-state-of-play/

And here: https://storify.com/jessemaxmuir/state-of-play-a-reaction

Now although my interpretation to the concept has not changed, after conducting additional external research…

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