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Using game design as a frame for evaluating experiences in hybrid digital/physical spaces

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Using game design as a frame for evaluating experiences in hybrid digital/physical spaces. / Salinas, Lara; Coulton, Paul; Dunn, Nicholas Simon.

In: Architecture and Culture, Vol. 4, No. 1, 16.03.2016, p. 115-135.

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