This web text explores the various ways in which an online community of gamers builds and maintains its sense of community, including the production of game-related propaganda, a wiki account of the group's history, and an unconventional approach to game play.

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Ben McCorkle is an Associate Professor in English at The Ohio State University-Marion whose interests include digital media studies, rhetorical theory, and video game culture.

Matthew Howard is a student at OSU Marion currently majoring in Psychology History Biology on hiatus. He is also a player of EVE Online and a member of GoonFleet.



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