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Video Game Rx: Narratives as Therapy


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.

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  • GDC 2014
  • Kim Shashoua
  • University of Texas at Arlington
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  • Game Narrative Summit
  • Game Narrative