The website of the Elliott Avedon Museum and Archive of Games at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, meanwhile exists since 12 years and consists out of 700+ pages. It offers a ‘virtual visit’ to the museum and much more, like Ethnography & Games.

The establishment of a museum is a natural outgrowth of academic research about games and game playing behaviors. Games reflect the cultures in which they are developed and played, and illustrate the cultural diffusion and interaction of people throughout human history. In addition to understanding the role and function of games in the field of Recreation and Leisure Studies, research concerning games is conducted in such disciplines as Anthropology, History, Psychology, Mathematics, Systems Engineering, Military Science, Languages and Literature, Rehabilitation Medicine, and more. ↑[…]

via entry at EVIFA

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