Marco Arnaudo

French and Italian/Global and International Studies IU Bloomington

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Areas of Expertise

Game studies; board games history and theory; interactive fiction; communication; social media; war history and theory of war; conflict simulation; american comics and pop culture; Italian literature, culture and art.

Expert Bio

Marco Arnaudo, a professor of Italian history at IU Bloomington, studies history and theory of board games. He is the author of many essays about games as well as a book about board games and narratology, "Storytelling in the Modern Board Game." He is a published board game designer, known especially for his "Four Against the Great Old Ones."

Arnaudo has a videoblog (YouTube: marcowargamer) in which he discusses board games and interactive fiction. His blog has more than 13,000 subscribers and over 4 million views. He is also the author of the book “The Myth of the Superhero,” published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Updated on: December 11, 2020