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A Challenge to the Duel: Socializing Dedicated Virtual Reality Fans to the Ideology of Textualism
Unformatted Document Text:  A Challenge to the Duel 19 *The code must be followed at all cost. *Those who dodge duels will be our target. Those who joined Clan Seraphim were equally religious in their zeal, including this female player, who constitute a small minority or less than 8 percent of all players: Angel Shekinah steps forth and kneels before Gabriel, bowing her head, and says, "I am ready to serve, Gabriel. Lead me, and I will not fail you." ... And thus... the Clan is born. (Signed) The Shekinah - Liberating Angel and Manifestation of God in Man. One pilot challenged the group’s posts for their lack of tolerance. A member of the group responded that it is worse to encourage whining and honorable pilots should rely on battle to solve their differences. Of course, much of this role playing was in jest. When asked by a known role player if they were taking their roles too seriously, the members of the new clan answered back that they should be allowed to have their fun. These pilots were role playing, but they were serious about the underlying factors and members were overjoyed by the return of their "retired" comrade – Gabriel. By falling into role-playing, the clan members were coordinating different BattleTech properties as well as displaying their mastery of interaction in this community. The challenge is a clear example of how the environment at a BattleTech installation, the rules that pilots observe, and the behavior that is encouraged, define the social interactions that people have. The pilots are able to produce their own structural controls, but these controls are about contextualizing the game and making it seemingly

Authors: Tew, Chad.
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A Challenge to the Duel
19
*The code must be followed at all cost.

*Those who dodge duels will be our target.
Those who joined Clan Seraphim were equally religious in their zeal, including this
female player, who constitute a small minority or less than 8 percent of all players:

Angel Shekinah steps forth and kneels before Gabriel, bowing her head,
and says, "I am ready to serve, Gabriel. Lead me, and I will not fail you."

... And thus... the Clan is born.

(Signed) The Shekinah - Liberating Angel and Manifestation of God in
Man.
One pilot challenged the group’s posts for their lack of tolerance. A member of the group
responded that it is worse to encourage whining and honorable pilots should rely on battle
to solve their differences. Of course, much of this role playing was in jest. When asked
by a known role player if they were taking their roles too seriously, the members of the
new clan answered back that they should be allowed to have their fun. These pilots were
role playing, but they were serious about the underlying factors and members were
overjoyed by the return of their "retired" comrade – Gabriel. By falling into role-playing,
the clan members were coordinating different BattleTech properties as well as displaying
their mastery of interaction in this community.
The challenge is a clear example of how the environment at a BattleTech
installation, the rules that pilots observe, and the behavior that is encouraged, define the
social interactions that people have. The pilots are able to produce their own structural
controls, but these controls are about contextualizing the game and making it seemingly


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