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Session Name: Sexy Microtalks: Making with Emotion
Speaker(s): Francesca Carletto-Leon, Marina Diez, Monica Fan, Lindsay Grace, Kate Gray, Sabine Harrer, Aubrey Isaacman, Josie Robo, Aubrey Scott
Company Name(s): Code Coven & Independent, Three of Cups Games, Depaul University, University of Miami, Higher Education Video Game Alliance, Independent, University of Vienna, USC IMGD, jo-robo, Flying Cat Studios
Track / Format: Design

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Overview: In this panel, we will discuss the various challenges and best practices that come with making games about sex, intimacy, and romance. Some of our panelists will focus on deep technical dives of useful mechanics in this up and coming genre of games. Others will discuss how and why they create these types of games even when they know the different challenges they'll face. From dialogue to code, each of our panelists will give a short overview of their area of expertise.

Game Developers Conference 2021

Francesca Carletto-Leon

Code Coven & Independent

Marina Diez

Three of Cups Games

Monica Fan

Depaul University

Lindsay Grace

University of Miami, Higher Education Video Game Alliance

Kate Gray


Sabine Harrer

University of Vienna

Aubrey Isaacman


Josie Robo


Aubrey Scott

Flying Cat Studios

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