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EAE Lecture Series – “Doing Science with Games”

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The EAE Game Lecture Series Presents:Title: Doing Games With Science: The Science of Designing and Developing Human Computation Games Speaker: Kristin Siu Date: Feb 6, 3:30-4:30pm Location: Building 72, RM 115 Open to the public Description: From tagging cat images to folding proteins, players have solved a variety of difficult crowdsourcing and scientific problems with games. Making these games --- ...
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EAE Lecture Series – “Different by Design”

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The EAE Game Lecture Series Presents:Title: Different by Design: The Theory and practice of Crafting Alternative Video Game Controllers & Storytelling Speaker: Eddie Melcer Date: Feb 1, 3:30-4:30pm Location: EAE Games Studio (Building 72, Level 2) Open to the public Description: In a general sense, alternative controllers circumvent the use of standard input control schemes (e.g., gamepad or keyboard and ...
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EAE Global Game Jam 2018

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The Global Game Jam® is the world’s largest game jam event taking place around the world at physical locations. Think of it as a hackathon focused on game development. It is the growth of an idea that in today’s heavily connected world, we could come together, be creative, share experiences and express ourselves in a multitude of ways using video …

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EAE Lecture Series – “Cardboard Fantasies”

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Alf Seegert is a professor, game designer, and game writer. His courses for the University of Utah Department of English include Video Games and Storytelling, Literature and Video Games, and Fantasy: The Lord of the Rings on Page and Screen. He has designed ten published board games, among them Fantastiqa, The Road to Canterbury, Trollhalla, and Dingo’s Dreams. He is …

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EAE Lecture Series – “Call of Duty Analytics”

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The EAE Game Lecture Series Presents:Title: Call of Duty Analytics Speaker: Justin Shacklette Date: Jan 29, 5-6pm Location: EAE Games Studio (Building 72, Level 2) Open to the public Description: Call of Duty is one of the biggest entertainment franchises in history. Every single game you play generates megabytes upon megabytes of data. Go behind-the-scenes with one of Activision’s data ...
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EAE Lecture Series – “More Than a Movie”

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The EAE Game Lecture Series Presents:Title: More Than a Movie: Cinematic Design in Games Speaker: Ashley Kuhl Date:Jan 25, 5-6pm Location: EAE Games Studio (Building 72, Level 2) Open to the public Description: Cinematic design in games, while a very niche field, is an important addition to narrative games that visually communicate the story. But unlike film, it's still a ...
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EAE Lecture Series – “Games as Psychedelic Experiences”

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The EAE Game Lecture Series Presents:Title: Games as Psychedelic Experiences Speaker: Cory Davis Date: Nov 16th, 5-6pm Location: EAE Games Studio (Building 72, Level 2) Open to the public Description: An invitation to consider the unmatched power of games to create intense, emotionally affecting, even hallucinatory experiences. Let's take a strange trip through psychedelic movements past and present and discuss ...

EAE Workshop – “Activist Game Design for Everyone”

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In this hands-on workshop we’ll identify some key issues designers face when making representational choices for their games. By analyzing examples of common problems in existing ‘serious games’ we’ll discuss ways to better articulate ideas in games meant to inspire change. Drawing from diverse perspectives on media representation in critical theory, cultural studies, HCI and game studies, we’ll identify new …

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EAE Lecture Series – “Queer/Punk/#Alt”

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Dear Games explores what it means to bring games into a diverse intergenerational dialogue, investigating what historical feminist communities can offer emerging generations of feminists and vice-versa. Looking back on the first two years of the project, GA Tech PhD student and researcher Sarah Schoemann will address the tensions and opportunities of exploring games culture while maintaining intersectional feminist, anti-racist …