What climate change and video games have in common

The always-enlightening Clive Thompson recently called attention to an interesting neologism that links climate change to failing MMO games: solastalgia, defined by Thompson as “the homesickness one feels not when one moves away, but when one’s home environment vanishes before one’s eyes.” How disheartening that our world has given us an entirely new way to be sad.

“Solastalgia”: The sadness caused by environmental change

Solastalgia: My latest column for Wired

Teleportation, the last battle, and the Creator talks: How the world ends inside an online game

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  1. Pingback: Solastalgia and the ecopsychology of our changing environment « Neuroanthropology

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