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Sunday, November 13 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Writing A 'Real' Fictional World Using Current Theory of Culture

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What is culture? How do individuals represent their culture? And how can you be inspired by real cultures without being disrespectful? A sociologist and a game dev team up to talk about research, respect, and worldbuilding from theory to practice.

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avatar for Khadeja Merenkov

Khadeja Merenkov

Contracting VO Artist and Interculturalist
Half a decade ago, Khadeja the interculturalist walked into a bar to study indie game devs in the Boston area and has never left the industry, eventually following her lifelong dream of becoming a voice over artist. However, she refuses to abandon her academic past, giving talks on a variety of diversity-related topics at local events. | Some Fave games: Grim Fandango, Valiant Hearts, Broken Sword 1, The Banner Saga, Cook Serve Delicious... Read More →
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Carolyn VanEseltine

Game developer, Sibyl Moon Games
Carolyn VanEseltine (@mossdogmusic) is a professional game developer and award-winning interactive fiction author with over 14 years of experience at studios including Harmonix, Simutronics, and Giant Spacekat. She's also on the Board of Directors for the Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation (IFTF), a nonprofit which supports free IF technology and platforms such as Twine. She has previously spoken on game development topics at GaymerX... Read More →


Sunday November 13, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Panels B 6501A Conference Central Park East - 11 Times Square, New York, NY 10036

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