Accidental Sexism from Game Design

Faulty gameplay systems, last-minute additions and desperate retractions of content can all result in unintended results in a video game.  In an examination that goes beyond just looking at narrative, learn how game design can highly impact the translation of developer intent to the player experience. Sometimes, design mistakes can create sexist situations even when there’s nothing wrong with the narrative.  But you’ll also see how concepts that might seem exploitative on paper execute very well when a game designer understands how to make it work.

Game Art & Design
Location: Ottawa School of Art Date: April 25, 2016 Time: 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm L. Kerzner Pic Liana Kerzner