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Wednesday, June 19 • 11:45am - 12:05pm
Making a True, Sad Story Playable Through Character Development

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We know immersion creates empathy. But how can you get players to engage voluntarily with a sad game about child abuse? Elin Festøy, creative producer of the award-winning mobile game "My Child Lebensborn", talks about the importance of character development to reach out to younger players.

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Elin Festøy

Producer & CEO, Teknopilot AS
Elin Festøy is an artistic research fellow at The Norwegian Film School and a creative, interactive producer with her own, personal production company Teknopilot AS. Her latest productions include the award winning mobile game "My Child Lebensborn" and "The voice from the forest... Read More →

Wednesday June 19, 2019 11:45am - 12:05pm EDT
Room 105