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Saturday, October 7 • 5:00pm - 5:50pm
Well Played - Tacoma

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What makes a game good? or bad? or better? or indie? IndieCade has hosted Well Played sessions across the years to explore these questions through in-depth close readings of video games that unpack the various meanings to be found in the playing of a game. The goal is to help develop and define a literacy of games as well as a sense of the value and diversity of independent games. Games are a complex medium that merits careful interpretation and insightful analysis. This is one of IndieCade’s highlight 10th anniversary moment, celebrating the tradition of hosting a well played and featuring Tacoma, the just released a game by the Fullbright company, who took part in a IndieCade well played with their award winning selection, Gone Home - exactly five years ago to the day. 

Tacoma is a sci-fi narrative adventure set aboard a high-tech space station in the year 2088, explore every detail of how the station’s crew lived and worked, finding the clues that add up to a gripping story of trust, fear, and resolve in the face of disaster.

Speakers
avatar for Naomi Clark

Naomi Clark

Naomi Clark is an independent game designer based in New York City and an Assistant Arts Professor at the NYU Game Center. For more than two decades she's designed, produced, and written for a wide variety of games including early text-based virtual worlds, downloadable and mobile... Read More →
avatar for Drew Davidson

Drew Davidson

Drew Davidson is a professor, producer and player of interactive media. His background spans academic, industry and professional worlds and he is interested in stories across texts, comics, games and other media. He is the Director of the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie... Read More →
avatar for Steve Gaynor

Steve Gaynor

Full bio available on the Official IndieCade Wiki.


Saturday October 7, 2017 5:00pm - 5:50pm
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