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Romance Games: Unpopular Genre or Untapped Market?

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Heidi McDonald, author of the ICING Model for narrative romance, builds on her work in the area of NPC romance. McDonald examines why romance games as a genre have historically failed in Western culture, and using her survey data and the ICING Model as a road map, postulates about how romance games could actually become successful as a game genre in the future.

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  • GDC Europe 2013
  • Heidi McDonald
  • Schell Games
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