About First Person Scholar

Our Philosophy, Guidelines, & Sections

About FPS At First Person Scholar we seek to develop and expand the role of the game critic. Historically speaking, games have proceeded from industry-driven production to mainstream-media guided reception (i.e. industry-sponsored games magazines and websites). Within this dynamic the… Continue Reading

Editorial Staff

Meet the FPS Team

Staff Editor-in-Chief Emma Vossen   Managing Editor Emma Vossen   Essays Section Editor: Betsy Brey   Associate Editor: Judy Ehrentraut  Commentaries Section Editor: Alexandra Orlando   Associate Editor: Phil Miletic Book Reviews Section Editor: Chris Lawrence   Associate Editor: Elise Vist  Podcasts… Continue Reading

Board of Discussants

Scholars Who Provide Feedback on FPS Articles

As a weekly online publication, First Person Scholar has always embraced timeliness in respect to publishing articles. Now we can add timeliness in respect to feedback as well. With our newly established Board of Discussants, contributors can expect a response from a discussant versed in the subject matter of their article. The Board itself is comprised of over twenty game studies scholars from Canada, U.S., U.K., and New Zealand that will provide thoughtful, constructive feedback on the essays and commentaries we publish. Continue Reading