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Sunday, April 18 • 18:00 - 18:50
Games in Conversation with Academia

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A discussion of academic studies of games and what each discipline (game making and academia) can learn from the other.

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Artur Ganszyniec

Designer, Different Tales
Artur Ganszyniec was the Lead Narrative Designer for the first The Witcher game. Later he worked on ethical F2P games for ATGames, was a Lead Project Designer in 11 bit studios, and currently he’s a part of Different Tales, an indie storytelling studio exploring the idea of slow... Read More →

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Aaron Reed

Writer/Designer, Independent
Aaron A. Reed is a writer, designer, and researcher focused on finding new ways for gamemakers and players to tell stories together. His fiction, games, and playable artworks have won recognition from a broad range of storytelling communities, including the Independent Games Festival... Read More →
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Sharang Biswas

Sharang Biswas is a writer, award-winning game designer, and internationally exhibited artist based in NYC. He is best known for his roleplaying game Feast, which was awarded an IndieCade award, an IGDN award, was exhibited at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, and... Read More →
avatar for Clara Fernandez-Vara

Clara Fernandez-Vara

Clara Fernández-Vara is Associate Arts Professor at the NYU Game Center, and also works as a game designer and consultant. Her work focuses on narrative design, and bridging game design and storytelling.


Sunday April 18, 2021 18:00 - 18:50 UTC
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