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Synthetic Worlds: The Business and Culture of Online Games Paperback – 15 Oct 2006

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  • Paperback: 344 pages
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press; New edition edition (15 Oct. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0226096270
  • ISBN-13: 978-0226096278
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2 x 22.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,080,788 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Edward Castronova is associate professor of telecommunications at Indiana University, where he specializes in the economic and social impact of multiplayer online video games.

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