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Session Name: Is That a Gun in Your Pocket or Are You Just Happy to See Me? Evolving the Emotional Content of Games
Speaker(s): Chuck Beaver, Susan O'Connor
Company Name(s): Electronic Arts, Susan O'Connor Writing Studio
Track / Format: Game Narrative Summit

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Overview: Games have come under fire in the press lately. What impact are they having on the end user? In a medium where players want freedom, is there any way to control a game's emotional impact? Do we have an obligation to try? In this talk, we take a look at practical, but controversial, ways that writers can create meaningful experiences for the player - and push the gaming medium forward.

GDC 2013

Chuck Beaver

Electronic Arts

Susan O'Connor

Susan O'Connor Writing Studio

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Game Narrative Summit

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