Monthly Archives: May 2013
The tweets from THATCamp Epic Play have been collected together on Storify: storify.com/edmondchang/thatcamp-epic-play-2013-2014 Thanks to all of the live-tweeters!
10-11:30 PM Breakout Sessions I Room 202: Cheating/Countergaming Room 226: Analog Games Room 120: Online Communities 11:30 AM- 1 PM Lunch Break (Room 202 & 204) 1-2:30 PM Breakout Sessions II Room 202: Math Games Room 226: Player/NPC Relationships Room … Continue reading
THATCamp Epic Play 2013 shared Google Docs for brainstorming, notes, bibliography, and more: drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B-hctW82Tr0dUkUwODEtdXRvQjA&usp=sharing Participants are welcome to contribute to the existing documents or start documents of your own (these will eventually be archived by THATCamp).
Relationships with persistent, non-player characters (PNPCs) live somewhere between parasocial relationships (one-way relationships, e.g., characters from TV, movies, or novels) and real relationships. Unlike parasocial relationships, you can generally interact with and sometimes affect PNPCs, but unlike real relationships, the … Continue reading
THATCamp Epic Play is a week away! Day One (Friday, May 24, 3-5 PM) is Workshops Day! We have three excellent, engaging, and informative workshops lined up. Welcome and Registration is from 3-3:30 PM. Workshops run from 3:30-5 PM. Day … Continue reading
THATCamp Epic Play Schedule has been updated! Location, campus map, and parking information is available here: epicplay2013.thatcamp.org/schedule/ THATCamp Epic Play will be hosted at the Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. The Simpson Center is located … Continue reading
THATCamp Epic Play is only four weeks away! Welcome to the merry month of May and the ramp-up to (hopefully) a engaging, idea-provoking, playful, and fun unconference! We have nearly forty registered particpants representing students (undergraduate and graduate), teachers, scholars, … Continue reading