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Meaningful Play 2016 at Michigan State University

Session Information

TitleIdentity in Games
TimeThursday, October 20, 11:00a-12:00p
LocationLake Ontario
FormatPaper Presentations

Character Creation Systems, and Their Portrayal of Race, Gender, Body Types, Disabilities, and Age
By: Zachary Abbott and Trent Cornwell

Ageism in Video Games: The Relationship Between Age and Character Roles
By: Alexander Hambly and Matthew Heerdegen

Through a Pensieve Darkly: Women & Games, Patterns & Links
By: Jennifer Jenson, Suzanne de Castell, Kelly Bergstrom and Emily Flynn-Jones

You Are Creepy, but I Will Accept You: A Study of the Effect of Time, Non Player Character Gender and Its Hostility on the Uncanniness Perception
By: Michael Lee

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