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|Session Name:||Let the Games Be Games: Aesthetics, Instrumentalization & Game Design|
|Track / Format:||Game Design|
Games are ancient, but the field of game design - in fact, the very idea that someone could create games professionally - is a relatively recent invention. Only a few decades after videogames began, we find ourselves at the start of a "ludic century," in which games increasingly define art, media, and culture.