Projects

SSHRC Insight Grant Project: Material Allegories and Minecraft

Project Summary

Research Objectives

Modpacks

On Modpack Development

TAG Minecraft Bloc Modpacks (with descriptions and links)

Mods

Watson, Nicholas, Angelica Calcagnile, Theodore Fox, Andrew Rochon, Nat Torre. “Moloch’s Gauntlet: Escape to Modernity.” Minecraft mod (Forge 1.16.5), 2021.

Watson, Nicholas, Bart Simon, Darren Wershler, Stuart Thiel, Gina Haraszti. “Moloch the Consumer.” Minecraft mod (Forge 1.16.5), 2021.

Thiel, Stuart. “Chessmod.” Minecraft mod (Forge 1.16.5), 2021.

Watson, Nicholas. “Command Block Server Reset Enabler.” Minecraft mod (Forge 1.10.2), 2017.

Student Projects

Websites

Calcagnile, Angelica. A Year in Minecraft. 2022.

Video Games and/as Theory fall 2021

Calcagnile, Angelica, Theodore Fox, Andrew Rochon, Nat Torre. Moloch’s Gauntlet: Escape to Modernity. (visual essay)

Video Games and/as Theory winter 2021

Torre, Nat, “In the Interest of Speed, and in the Disinterest of Safety.” (a Flâneur’s Report)

Calcagnile, Angelica, Kaitlin Keenan, Samantha Lanni, Evan Loft. Minecraft Habitat 67.

McSweeney, Connor, Chemar-Ali Hasham, Jonathan Glaab, Kyle Derzsy, Corrina Fisches. The Murder Hole.

Video Games and/as Theory 2015

Burnett, Kieron, Thomas Riley Gowan, Meghan Kim Overbury, Tom Lecercle. Project Sanctuary’s Nether Express.

Video Games and/as Theory 2014

Leroux, Christian, Laura Susel, Alyssa Boicel, Kimberley Giroux, Andrew Brooks, Brian MacKenzie, Diane-Nicole Macapuno, Michele Muchandani, Sarah Hamad, Zachary Fisher. Project X: Atlantis.

Callard, Alexander, Chad Desgroselliers-Ashe, Alexandra Faraone, Madeleine Follis, Sean Gallagher, Amanda Hughes, Alysha Hum, Savannah Smith. Gameception: The Ludus Arena.

Naami, Tanya, Olivia Alexander, Jay Winston Ritchie, Dan Vogt, Nikolas Marceau, Jean-Marc Toupin, Daniel Trivisonno, Thomas Makinde, Gersande la Fleche, Fanny Castonguay-Babin, Stefano Cavaliere.Class Effect: Scavenger Hunt.