Replied to The Fortnite Phenomenon (Where Social Gaming and Kid Culture Collide) by dogtrax (
I soon realized that the boys were “playing” Fortnite, the multi-player video game phenomenon that I know has been part of many of the students’ gaming lives for weeks now. But to see it being acted out — the axes being used to clear bushes and trees to make hiding spaces in the game world — just looked … odd.
One of the things that I love about following your blog Kevin is your documentation of various cultural movements. No longer in the classroom, it can be useful in keeping a finger on the pulse. Fortnite seems intriguing.