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Driving Your Players Mad: an RPG workshop

Games don't have to be fun! A workshop about communicating experiences through the choices you offer (or don't) in role playing games

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10.02.2024
Time:
10:00 am - 11:15 am
£5
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Saturday 10.02.24. 10–11.15am. £5 (PWYC tickets available). Book via Eventbrite

Games don’t have to be fun. In this workshop we’ll look at how you can communicate about your own experiences by changing how you present choices in your games. What happens when choices are boring or frustrating? What if some choices are easier than others? We’ll look at a number of examples from different media, including books, zines and video games and discuss how they make their players feel, and then how you might design choices to mimic your own experiences.

Content Warning for discussion around mental health, suicide and related topics. Please wear a facemask if possible. All ages (under 16s need to be accompanied by a responsible adult).

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