Creating Touchstones in Emergent Narratives

Mar 16, 2021

10:15am – 11:10am CT

Games have a unique ability to establish empathy between a player and a world and characters, but game players don’t always follow the path the narrative lays out for them. This panel discusses how designers and storytellers can build in empathic elements that can be found and engaged with even when the larger narrative gets delivered out of order.

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Sande Chen


Matthew Farber

University of Northern Colorado

Juliana Loh


Kimberly Unger


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