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Session Name: Video Game Rx: Narratives as Therapy
Speaker(s): Kim Shashoua
Company Name(s): University of Texas at Arlington
Track / Format: Game Narrative Summit

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Overview: Narratives can have a powerful effect on players. This session explores some of the emotional and psychological benefits players may experience when playing games. Through a few simple mechanisms, popular games give players the chance to better understand their thoughts, gain skills and adopt new perspectives.

GDC 2014

Kim Shashoua

University of Texas at Arlington

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Game Narrative Summit

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