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Tuesday, August 16 • 16:30 - 18:30
Say Yes-And... Video Games! An Application of Improv

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Smashing improv into game dev sounds funny - yet improv has a vast wealth tools, practices, skills and mind-sets developed in comedy, jazz, and theatre. These tools can be applied to Game Design opening the designer to new creative avenues, increasing the player - agent conversation, and the number of verbs used.

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Dave Cooper

CEO / Developer, Dr Davient
Dave is the founder of Dr Davient Ltd - a studio (of 1!+) devoted to making games that are uncompromisingly fun. He's now playing (erm, developing) Blockships - The Illegitimate Love child of Space Invaders and Tetris . Dave spent the last 6 years (rocking out) in Beijing as an Associate Professor at Behang University teaching Video Games Design / Development and editing journal papers. Meanwhile using every spare moment to perform improv... Read More →


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