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Tuesday, August 16 • 13:30 - 14:30
Making Sense - Narrative Psychology and Games

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Storytelling is central to human existence. But why are people building stories in their heads? Why do they share stories with others, and how does that affect the audience? Has the brain adapted to modern technology? And finally, how can Gaming use this knowledge about human nature? This talk builds on Narrative Psychology and Neuroscientist's findings to learn more about what's so essential to narrative for games.

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Lena Falkenhagen

Designing worlds, telling stories and creating characters professionally for over twenty years now, I have published 9 original novels, worked on countless tabletop RPG extensions and designed world and content of Drakensang Online browser game for 5 years. For the past 3 years, I have been teaching novel writing and dramaturgy classes. | | I am co-founder and treasurer of Germany's Fantasy Writer's Association PAN and a speaker on story... Read More →



Tuesday August 16, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
Ch.5: Punica Island (Workshops and more) Dock.One Cologne

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