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Tuesday, August 16 • 12:30 - 13:30
Storytelling VR - Back to the Drawing Board

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Just as we thought we have finally learned how to tell compelling stories in video games along comes a game changer: Virtual Reality. On the surface it sounds great with its superior ability to augment the feeling of immersion. But then you quickly realize practically nothing you know actually works and everything you know is out of date. That is when you have to go back to the roots of narratology re-evaluate what a story is and what it's supposed to do and how using the unique tools VR provides you can still tell a compelling story. This session will discuss ways of redefining the ways we think about the term "Story" and focus on solving VR specific problems and turning them into advantages and tools.

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Dr. Fasih Sayin

Game Narrative Designer, Crytek
Besides being a game designer, Dr. Fasih Sayin is also a lawyer specializing in criminology and forensics and an award-winning author of short stories and poems. Sayin studied cinema at Plato Academy of Cinema, where he focused on interactive narrative structures for his master’s... Read More →

Tuesday August 16, 2016 12:30 - 13:30 CEST
Ch.1: Pineapple Island Dock.One Cologne