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Tuesday, August 16 • 11:30 - 12:30
Layered Stories of P.O.L.L.E.N.

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In this speak we will dig deep into the different story layers of the first-person exploration adventure game P.O.L.L.E.N. We go through the layers of back story (or lore), the game setting, the characters etc., but on addition to this we also dig into the symbolism and hidden meanings in the game. Special attention is paid to the player's personal story and the emotional, psychological and philosophical aspects of it.

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Jaakko Kemppainen

Lead Game Designer, Mindfield Games
Jaakko is the lead game designer at Helsinki based Mindfield Games. He has been working in various roles in games industry since 2002. His latest job as a game and narrative designer of a first-person exploration game P.O.L.L.E.N has given him a deep understanding of the first wave of consumer level virtual reality games and devices. Prior to this he got another master's degree on game design from Aalto University, while working as a... Read More →

Tuesday August 16, 2016 11:30 - 12:30
Ch.1: Pineapple Island Dock.One Cologne

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