Tricksters, Games and Transformation

  • Maggie Buxton
Part of the Gaming Media and Social Effects book series (GMSE)


This chapter weaves together trickster figures, emerging game formats and transformative learning theories, and explores relationships between these discourses and experiences. Tricksters are argued to have new twenty-first century Western relevance. Augmented Reality and Alternate Reality Games are described as trickster tools. A potential relationship between these tools and transformative learning is outlined.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.AWHIWORLDWhangareiNew Zealand

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