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The Meaning of Play: Narrative for Games

Presented by Laguna College of Art and Design at Laguna College of Art and Design Big Bend Campus, Laguna Beach CA

Apr 09 2017
The Meaning of Play: Narrative for Games

Dr. Chris Bateman, visiting professor at Laguna College of Art and Design will give a free talk about the meaning of play and narrative in games.

Bateman is an award-winning game designer who has been invited to speak on five continents about games, play, and technology ethics. "We all have different motives for play," he explains, "but we share the same biology behind them – and we share these with other animals too, some of which have been playing for far longer than we have."

His presentation takes the audience on a billion year journey through the history and pre-history of play, and shows the remarkable achievements of humanity in

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