ludology

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From the Latin ludus (game) +‎ -ology.

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ludology (uncountable)

  1. The study of games and other forms of play.
    • 2009, Amelia Sanz, Literatures in the Digital Era: Theory and Praxis, page 56:
      It also included Gonzalo Frasca's paper, “Ludologists Love Stories Too: Notes from a Debate that Never Took Place”, in which he comes out in defence of ludology and rejects the most extreme critiques by arguing that ludology's raison d'être is not at all to reject stories, but to focus on games.

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