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Situating gaming as a cultural practice aimed at con-structing issues of power through cultural discussions necessitates a framework of discourse of gaming to explain how meanings around gaming practice develop. Built on the premise that gaming offers mul-timodal opportunities for interaction, we introduce the discourse of gaming framework to connect pro-cesses of boundary work, definition making, and legit-imization to the activities of gaming, the gamer’s identity, and the consequences of gaming. Through a survey of Reddit gaming fan communities, discourse of gaming here reflects the power perceived outsiders (e.g., journalists, academics, and politicians) have on shaping the discourse.
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Journal Of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, v. 66, issue 3, p. 401-419
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This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal Of Broadcasting & Electronic Media on 1 Jul 2022, available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/08838151.2022.2093355.