AdventureX 2017 – Jess Haskins- The Politics of Worldbuilding

In this talk from 2017 game designer Jess Haskins talks about the politics of creating a game world. If you don’t create with a clearly articulated perspective in mind, your work is likely to reinforce a host of tropes and implicit assumptions you hadn’t even considered. Especially when you set out to build an entire world

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AdventureX 2015 – CBE Software Retrospective

Jan Kavan from CBE software  takes us through the  ten year history of the company revealing footage of projects that have never been seen publicly before, multiple publishers and the decline and rise of the German adventure game market. Thanks again to Adventure-Treff for filming.  

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Adventurex 2015 – Talk Video – “This Story isn’t for you”

The fine folks at Adventure-Treff filmed this panel from 2015, where Francisco Gonzalez, Alasdair Beckett-King, Jan Kavan, Ian Thomas and Alex Francois discuss player access to narrative, and being unfair to the player. Can we have a rewarding experience as a player when parts of the narrative get locked off?  

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