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Jaroslav Švelch

Jaroslav Švelch
Jaroslav Švelch, Ph.D. is a digital game scholar based at Charles University, Prague. His recent monograph Gaming the Iron Curtain: How Teenagers and Amateurs in Communist Czechoslovakia Claimed the Medium of Computer Games (MIT Press, 2018) traces the hidden histories of home computing and gaming in the former Soviet bloc. He has also written on monsters and humor in relation to video games.