Avantgame’s Jane McGonigal recently finished her dissertation and she’s now posting chapter after chapter as pdf files at her site. As you may know, Jane research deals with ubiquitous games and she’s lead game designer at 42 Entertainment (of I love Bees fame). When she’s not making or playing games, she writes down Camus’ essays with cookies (that enough should drive you to read her dissertation!
Since I am interest in game studies I often came across Jane McGonogals writings. I think she really has very interesting ideas about gaming. I especially like here focus on performance in game activities and the way how she interferes the real world with her own games.