Jul 12 - 18, 2007 
Eric Whitmore, program coordinator of the UNM ARTS Lab and Arts Technology Center

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Will Game for Food

Albuquerque’s videogame uprising

By Amy Dalness

Curtis Bennett was too analytical for fine art school. At least, that's what they told him. They said he needed to think less to be a graphic artist. He needed to let the art flow. So he did ... right out of fine arts and straight into computer science.

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This level 70 warrior will cost you $899!

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From Gamer Gold to Cold, Hard Cash

Turning virtual trade of massive online games into money in your pocket

By Marisa Demarco

It's a colorful world of valor and honor and monster killing. The in-game conversation sucks, usually. But the conversation sucks in real life, too, and everyone is less likely to have perfect breasts.

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Applied Ludology

Art games and game art

By Kyle Silfer

"Art games are to the game industry what short films are to the film industry."

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Ask Brenda!

By Brenda

Dear Brenda,

It is hard to get my boyfriend to do anything fun with me because he is always playing his massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), World of Warcraft. I offer to buy him lunch or take him to a movie, but he insists on running instances in molten core or slaying trolls and crocolisks in Stranglethorn Vale. I'm fed up. I feel like WoW is more important than me, but every time I tell him this he just calls me a n00b. Brenda, what do I do?

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