VideoBrains is a host of cool talks, on a Tuesday (TUESDAY, it's our Thing now) night. We're now settled at our new location, Secret Weapon in Stratford! Exciting stuff. Twitter hashtag = #VideoBrains
Tickets on the door will be £10 if available.
Alice Bell The Fuckeduplet 2: Good and Evil in Games is Fucked
An exploration of games’ exploration of good and evil, their propensity to tie the same to colour coding, and how power fantasies complicate complexity.
Alex Avard Betrayal and Subterfuge in Azeroth or "How I Sacrificed my Best Friend to the Horde in World of Warcraft"
A story about one of the most dastardly crimes pulled off in World of Warcraft, and what it suggests about our code of conduct in video games.
Emily Marlow Midnight in the Virtual Garden of Good & Evil
The depiction of religions within games is changing, this talk will discuss how games have transitioned from a simple "religion = bad" to a much more complex representation of belief
Adam Dixon Memento Mori (or why play games when you're just going to die anyway)
Exploring Memento Mori & games that get us to think about death.
Lydia Nicholas Electoral Roll
Games in Government, and how Systems Literacy can Save the World.
Thomas McMullan Games without rules
From Mornington Crescent to The Shipping Forecast, I'll look at games with no rules, or rules that are obscured.
We can't refund your ticket if you don't attend on the night, but if we have to cancel the event for some reason, we will refund you.
Please be here for the first talk at 7pm - This is so important I could say it twice.
Please be here for the first talk at 7pm - I said it twice. You can show up any time from 6pm and get a chance to meet other video games fans and talk to the speakers.
VideoBrains is partnered with Five out of Ten and Nine Worlds VG.
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