Meaningful Play 2018 at Michigan State University

Session Information

TitleNuance in the Woods: Exploring Meaning in Games
Presenter(s)

Alec HolowkaAlec Holowka is a Canadian indie game developer, programmer, musician and game designer. He has worked on many critically acclaimed indie games, including his most recent game, Night in the Woods, which won the Seumas McNally Grand Prize and the Excellence in Narrative Award at the 2018 Independent Games Festival.

TimeThursday, October 11, 4:30p-5:30p
LocationMSU Union Ballroom
FormatKeynote
DescriptionIndie game Night in the Woods (NITW) examines themes of mental health and political issues through the medium of cute animal characters. Co-creator Alec Holowka reflects on the creation of NITW and explores some of the ways that video games can convey meaning.

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